Panel of brocade

French
1700–50


Object Place: France

Dimensions

100.7 x 76 cm (39 5/8 x 29 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.312

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Brocaded in polychrome silks on a ground of ivory satin. Fantastic design of floral sprays, parrots on trapeeze, fishes, snails. Composed of a number of fragments. Very spotted and stained, worn, holes.

Credit Line

John Wheelock Eliot Fund