Panel of brocade

French
1750–1800


Object Place: France

Dimensions

81.7 x 83.5 cm (32 3/16 x 32 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

48.309

Medium or Technique

Silk satin ground with silk, and gold-colored metal strip-wrapped on silk core brocade

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Brocaded in shades of blue, green and beige silks and in gilded silver wire wound on a silk core on a ground ivory satin. S-shaped and wavy floral vines. Selvedge on both sides of five cords and narrow stripes (green and white on one side, green and yellow on the other). Small piece added to one corner. Silver tarnished.

Credit Line

John Wheelock Eliot Fund