Panel of brocade
Object Place: France
Overall: 120.7 x 54 cm (47 1/2 x 21 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Brocaded in tinsel, silver wire wound on a silk core and polychrome silks on a ground of tan silk in compound weave. Ribbon-like motifs running diagonally, broken by shell-shaped islands with floral sprays. Selvedge on both sides of six cords and holes, silver threads tarnished, very worn.
Gift of Eugene, Paul, and George A. Bernat in memory of their father, Emile Bernat