Embroidered chair back

French
Early 18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

49 x 59 cm (19 5/16 x 23 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

61.204

Medium or Technique

Silk satin with silk embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Panel of embroidered stain, shaped for a chair back. Pink satin ground, embroidered in chain, knotted and darning stitches, with plyed cream silk yarns. Allover pattern showing slender serpentine stalks bearing a variety of conventional blossoms and leaves. A few stains; rusted nail holes along edges (turned under in mounting).

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund