Fragment

Russian
19th century


Object Place: Russia

Dimensions

63 x 44.3 cm (24 13/16 x 17 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

42.171

Medium or Technique

Silk and silver metal threads brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White satin ground solidly covered with silver metal threads and tinsel forming symmetrical large-scale design of conventionalized curving leaves and sprays of roses of several varieties, against background of minute broken lines. Design outlined with short floats of white silk weft which produces the effect of relief in the pattern. Actual piece rectangular.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amanda F. Sylvester