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Piece of brocade

French
Third quarter 18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

60.1 x 83.3 cm (23 11/16 x 32 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.340

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: lacy ribbons in compound weave of white silks on a ribbed silk ground. Design” scrolling floral vines brocaded in polychrome silks. Composed of two pieces sewn together at the selvedges. Selvedges of six cords and a narrow stripe of yellow and green. Soiled, worn, with holes.

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund