Brocade fragment

French
18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 44 x 47.5 cm (17 5/16 x 18 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.1583

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Bright pink silk taffeta ground with widely-spaced design, brocaded in polychrome silks, of separate motives including hunter in woods, sailboat on wave, flowers in basket, dog beside wall, a butterfly, cherries, bird with flower in his beak and a spray of blossoms; black mostly rotted out.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell