Piece of brocade

French or Italian
18th century


Dimensions

Overall (a): 27.7 x 8.5 cm (10 7/8 x 3 3/8 in.) Other (b): 39.7 x 8 cm (15 5/8 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

85.392a-b

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White satin ground, woven in oblongs. The design of roses, and ribbon-like scrolls, is woven with pink, red, three shades of green and yellow silk, and silver thread, made by winding silk with thin strips of silver.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor of J. Pallotti

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales