Length of dress fabric

French
1760s


Object Place: Lyon, France

Dimensions

Overall: 130.8 x 73 cm (51 1/2 x 28 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2005.3

Medium or Technique

Silk satin brocaded with polychrome silk and chenille threads

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Panel of ivory silk satin brocaded with polychrome silk and chenille threads with scattered floral bouquets and sprays, and serpentine bands of faux-leopard ribbon tied at intervals in bowknots with feather and floral sprays; brocading threads in reds, pinks, mauves, greens, blues, yellow, and black.

Provenance

Purchased at auction by Cora Ginsburg LLC; Purchased by the MFA, January 26, 2005

Credit Line

Textile Curator's Fund