Fragment

Russian
19th century


Object Place: Russia

Dimensions

66.8 x 30.3 cm (26 5/16 x 11 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

42.173

Medium or Technique

Silk and gold metal threads Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Large roundels of two types in alternating repeat. 1) conventionalized grape vine frame enclosing symmetrically arranged paired acanthus leaves, 2) laurel leaf frame enclosing cross. Design in bright red and blue silk and gold metal thread against background of gold colored silk. All brocading threads, covering entire surface of fabric, tied down in twill.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amanda F. Sylvester