Panel of brocade

Italian
18th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

93 x 79.5 cm (36 5/8 x 31 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.2581

Medium or Technique

Silk with silver metal thread brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Brocaded in silver wire wound on a silk core, silver frisé yarn and polychrome silks on a light green compound satin ground, large urns, hanging lanterns, scrolls and fantastic flowers. Composed of two pieces. Selvedge on one side of five cords and a wide stripe. Very worn, holes, repaired with running stitch in many places.

Credit Line

Cabot-Townsend Fund and Special Textile Fund