Piece of brocade

French
19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

47.6 x 81 cm (18 3/4 x 31 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.1225

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Plain gauze weave in pale blue silk with two heavier yarns added at intervals in the warp and weft to form window-pane pattern. Small floral sprays brocaded at intersections of these heavy yarns. Selvedge on both sides of wide blue stripe. Edge turned under and hemmed at one end.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb