Piece of brocade

Probably French
17th–early 18th century


Dimensions

Overall: 56 x 27.5 cm (22 1/16 x 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

93.886

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The design shows Chinese influence. Heavy white silk ground on which is a design of a summer house, figure of a man, tables, and large flowers, woven with yellow, green, blue, violet, pink, red, and black silk. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection