Piece of brocade

Probably French or Italian
Late 17th?–18th century


Dimensions

75 x 55 cm (29 1/2 x 21 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

93.887

Medium or Technique

Silk ribbed ground brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of corded white silk. The design of large flowers, seed vessels and landscapes is woven with strong green, yellow, red, blue, violet and pink. Made up of many small pieces.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection