Requires Photography

Panel

French?
first half 18th century?


Object Place: France?

Dimensions

181.5 x 187 cm (71 7/16 x 73 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.2432

Medium or Technique

Silk; weaving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Panel made from fragments. Repeating pattern of a stylized spray of three blossoms within compartments formed by large semi- “bizarre”
curling leaves and branches. Striped satin weave silk warp with supplemental silver and copper(?) metallic yarn patterning wefts. Badly worn; reenforcing cotton weft showing through in spots. Metallic tape edging.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection