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Length

French
18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 92.4 x 50.8 cm (36 3/8 x 20 in.)

Accession Number

59.578

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Elaborately figured ivory ground, brocaded with silks in shades of blue, green, pink, brown, and gray. Point repeat on vertical axis, pattern shows large blue blossom in center, flanked by smaller blue flowers on stalks; above and below, pink-brown blossoms. Smaller purple, pink and yellow, and gray flowers in rest of field. Full loom width. Narrow, flat selvedges; one at right shows two blue stripes. Worn; a number of breaks and stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Yves Henry Buhler