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Brocaded panel

French or Italian
18th century


Object Place: France or Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 109.2 x 50.5 cm (43 x 19 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.223

Medium or Technique

Satin, brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

French or Italian, 18th-century panel (taken from a cope)
Pale grayish-blue satin ground, decorated with supplementary polychrome silk wefts in compound weave. All-over pattern of short leafy branches bearing cabbage roses, trumpet-shaped blossoms and other flowers and fruits. Selvedges at both sides. Somewhat faded and soiled. Pattern wefts worn off in places. Eight patches visible on reverse.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Arthur Reardon