Piece of brocade

French
Around 1750


Object Place: France

Dimensions

42.5 x 95.5 cm (16 3/4 x 37 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.349

Medium or Technique

Silks, brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Brocaded in silver wire and gilded silver wire wound on silk cores, gilded tinsel, gilded silver frise yarn and polychrome silks. Wide, lacy ribbons and floral sprays in blue and gold forming irregularly-shaped panels with floral sprays in polychrome on a silver ground. Selvedge on one side of six cords and a narrow stripe. Worn.

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund