Panel

French
about 1750


Object Place: France

Dimensions

63 x 55.1 cm (24 13/16 x 21 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.148

Medium or Technique

Silk satin brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Brocaded in polychrome silks on a gold compound satin ground. Symmetrical pattern. Confronted Chinese figures with birds perched on their hands. Floral vines and palm trees. Birds standing on quivers of arrows. Selvedge on both sides of five cords and a wide stripe. Soiled, worn, with holes. (Early Ming dynasty)

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund