Piece of brocade

French
1750–75


Object Place: France

Dimensions

48.6 x 54.3 cm (19 1/8 x 21 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

49.22

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Brocaded in polychrome silks on a white silk, warp-figured ground. Curved floral sprays and flowering palm trees brocaded on a ground of straight ribbon-like stripes. Selvedge on one side and part of another of three cords and a narrow stripe. Stained, holes, blacks rotted out.

Credit Line

John Wheelock Eliot Fund