Piece of brocade
Object Place: France
Overall: 92 x 61 cm (36 1/4 x 24 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk polychrome brocade
Not On View
Dark yellow-green satin ground, brocaded with polychrome silks and gold and silver yarns. Parts of two vertical repeats of a fanciful chinoiserie design showing natural and fantastic blossoms, arches, capitals and a pseudo-chinese figure leaning over a balustrade. A few very small holes. Black silks gone in a few places. Part of a selvedge.
Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot in memory of Miss Margaret Gordon