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Piece of brocade

French
mid-18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

85.5 x 44.5 cm (33 11/16 x 17 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

56.475

Medium or Technique

Silk taffeta brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Rectangular piece. White (cream-colored) figured taffeta ground, brocaded with undulating, leafy green branches and clusters of small pink and lavender flowers. The branches form an irregular lozenge network over surface. Selvedges cut off. Several brown stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend