Piece of brocade

French
18th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 9 x 18 1/2 in. (22.9 x 47 cm)

Accession Number

85.378

Medium or Technique

Silk and gold/silver-colored flat strip metal and gold-colored metallic wrapped thread brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is white silk, with bunches of flowers, in bright pinks, light blue, green, black, lavender, brown and white silk, and waving ribbon-like forms of white silk outlined with white, on which are flowers and leaves woven with silver and silver gilt.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales