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Piece of brocade

French
18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

17 x 47 cm (6 11/16 x 18 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

57.778

Medium or Technique

Linen, brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Piece, made of three fragments sewed together. Ground fabric of linen warp and cotton weft brocaded with polychrome woolen yarns. Shows a pink rose at left and a lavender one at right; between these, an undulating line of black and orange feathers and small blue blossoms. Wools worn off in several places.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elinor Merrell