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Panel of brocade

French
18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

108 x 191 cm (42 1/2 x 75 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1492

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Panel. Ground: yellow silk, a slightly greenish tone, with a warp figure. Design: conventionalized flowers growing from undulating stems woven with metal thread and violet, pink, blue, green, yellow, and cream silk. Worn, stained, and cracked. Pieced. Edged with gold galloon.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Lee Porter