Panel of brocade
Object Place: France
93.6 x 53.9 cm (36 7/8 x 21 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk brocade with silver and gold-colored metal thread
Not On View
Brocaded in gilded tinsel, gilded silver wire wound on a silk core, gilded silver frisé yarn, and polychrome silk on a figured ground of white silk. Undulating floral vines with symmetrical floral arrangements between them. Composed of two pieces. Selvedge on both sides of five cords. Very faded, soiled, stained. Very worn, many splits and holes.
Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell