Brocade piece

Spanish or Portuguese
17th century


Object Place: Spain or Portugal

Dimensions

Overall: 45.7 x 45.7 cm (18 x 18 in.)

Accession Number

53.304

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Piece; white, slightly-ribbed background shot with silver; design brocaded in bright polychrome silks and gold metal yarn of separate floral motives arranged in horizontal rows turning alternately left and right; left selvedge present.

Provenance

1953, gift of Mrs. Oric Bates, Groton, MA, to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 12, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates