Fabric

French
mid-18th century


Dimensions

Overall: 68.5 x 46.5 cm (26 15/16 x 18 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1683

Medium or Technique

Silk and gold/silver-colored flat strip metal with gold-colored metallic wrapped on silk core thread brocade

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Corded white silk ground, on which are waving bands of ribbon; woven with white silk. Curving in the opposite direction from these are bands of flowers and leaves woven with gold thread and narrow strips of metal, light and dark blue, green, and white silk. Bunches of flowers woven in pink, green, red, white, and yellow silk and silver thread, spring from these bands.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection