Piece of brocade

Probably French or Italian
18th century


Dimensions

Overall: 28.6 x 29.8 cm (11 1/4 x 11 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

95.1071

Medium or Technique

Silk and silver and gold-colored flat strip metal and gold-colored metallic wrapped on silk core thread brocade

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is woven with narrow strips of silver; the design of waving ribbons, vines, and bunches of flowers, is woven with white, bright green, violet, pink, yellow, blue, and gray silk, and narrow strips of silver and….

Credit Line

Bequest of James William Paige