Piece of brocade

French
18th century


Dimensions

Overall: 24 x 24 cm (9 7/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.5659

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is woven with narrow strips of silver; on this are waving bands woven with silver thread and violet silk and cord, and silver spangles, from which spring bunches of brocade and velvet flowers, woven with pink, red, white, green, and yellow silk and gold thread and narrow strips of metal.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection