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Brocade fragment

Probably French
18th century


Dimensions

Overall (Folded and mounted on strainer): 67.5 x 46.5 cm (26 9/16 x 18 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7263

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White silk ground on which are stripes about two inches wide with a pattern brocaded in lemon yellow and burnt orange, and with zig-zag effect in cream color silk. Between these stripes are stripes of lemon yellow. Part of a chair cover owned by Joshua Green, born in 1731, died in 1806.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Samuel Abbott Green