Panel of brocade

French
about 1750


Object Place: France

Dimensions

46 x 99.8 cm (18 1/8 x 39 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.262

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade, taffeta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Brocaded in polychrome silks on a pink silk taffeta ground. Several different motifs widely scattered: hunter with gun, sailboat, bird, basket of flowers, sprig with cherries, butterfly, garden with palm tree, urn and dog, floral spray. Selvedge on one side of eleven cords. Holes, spots.

Credit Line

Cabot-Townsend Fund and Special Textile Fund