Panel of brocade

French
18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

90 x 55 cm (35 7/16 x 21 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.261

Medium or Technique

Silk taffeta brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Cream-colored ribbed taffeta ground with weft figure, brocaded with silks in shades of red, rose, blue, green, cream and gray. Symmetrical design showing urns of roses on central axis, flanked at the sides by undulating rose vines. Pink slevages. A few small breaks. Black threads rotted out in a few places.

Credit Line

Cabot-Townsend Fund and Special Textile Fund