late 18th century
Object Place: France
Overall: 67.3 x 46.4 cm (26 1/2 x 18 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk and silver-colored metallic thread taffeta brocade
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Ribbed taffeta ground showing white, pale blue and silver stripes and fine warp-figured stripes. Undulating rose vine alternates with scattered sprigs on white stripes; flowers are brocaded with polychrome silks. Powder of blued silver wire sprigs on blue stripes. Corded white selvedge. Large and small stains; small holes.
John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund