Brocade fragment

French
18th century


Dimensions

Overall: 67.9 x 46.4 cm (26 3/4 x 18 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

00.468

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Corded white silk ground, on which is a waving band of ribbon and leaves and flowers, woven with white silk and followed by branches bearing large flowers and leaves; woven with gold thread and long strips of metal. Springing diagonally frpm the ribbon are bunches of roses and other flowers, woven with various shades of blue, violet, yellow, orange, and green silk. Pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection