Panel of brocade

French
1725–75


Object Place: France

Dimensions

83.3 x 73.4 cm (32 13/16 x 28 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.569

Medium or Technique

Silk Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Compound weave in shades of green on an ivory ground. Brocaded in ivory silk. Undulating lacy ribbons, each intertwined with a floral vine. Panel has another piece attached to each side. Side pieces cut with sections missing. Center panel has a selvedge on both sides? Very soiled, spotted and worn.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss E. Elizabeth Sears, in memory of her sister, Mary Crease Sears