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Piece of brocade

French
First half of 18th century


Dimensions

56 x 102.5 cm (22 1/16 x 40 3/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.025 x 0.56

Accession Number

96.435

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: deep cream-colored. Corded silk: All-over design style of Jean Revel: symmetrically arranged flowers growing from baskets and small vases connected by rococo ornament. Flowers, foliage, and vases woven with pink, yellowish green, green, blue and dark brown silk. Baskets and rococo ornament woven with gold thread (metal wound on silk) now tarnished and worn so it appears steel color. Selvedge with six cords, counted on reverse side. Two pieces sewed together.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection