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Panel of brocade

French
1725–75


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 209.2 x 76.2 cm (82 3/8 x 30 in.)

Accession Number

51.2580

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Brocaded in polychrome silks on a ground of tan ribbed silk. Three motifs surronded by floral wreaths and sprays. Bird feeding worm to young birds in nest, musical instruments, hat and musical instrument. Selvedge on both sides of six cords and wide stripe. A second piece is attached to the top. Very soiled and daded. Split in many places. Style of Philippe de Lasalle.

Credit Line

Cabot-Townsend Fund and Special Textile Fund