Piece of brocade

French
18th century


Dimensions

Overall: 60.5 x 25.5 cm (23 13/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.466

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: cream colored silk. Design: flowers and foliage woven (broché) with several shades of red, blue, green, yellow, and black silk. In the lower part rococo ornament woven with twisted cream colored silk weft. Selvedge with six cordelines.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elizabeth Mifflin Hammond