Incomplete panel of brocade

French
18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 89.5 x 53.5 cm (35 1/4 x 21 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.2553

Medium or Technique

Silk and metal brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Incomplete panel made of a number of pieces sewed and mounted together; heavy ribbed white silk (originally light purplish-gray?) ground with design of short, curving, flowering branches arranged in serpentines interlacing with sprays of daisies; design brocaded with polychrome silks and gold metal strips and yarn.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Dexter