Brocade panel

French
mid-18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

78.5 x 55.5 cm (30 7/8 x 21 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.348

Medium or Technique

Silk ribbed taffeta and silver-colored metallic strip and wrapped thread brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Light blue ribbed taffeta ground with weft figure defining part of the pattern which is completed by brocaded white silk, plain and frise silver threads, and flat silver wire. Shows undulating ribbons striped silver and white, and sprays of silver and white flowers. Wide striped selvedge along each side. Silver threads worn or worn off in some areas. A few minor stains. Holes in selvedges.

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund