Piece of brocade

French
Late 17th–early 18th century


Dimensions

Overall: 47.6 x 54 cm (18 3/4 x 21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

85.348

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Woven with blue and white silk and silver thread. Ground silver and white with a design of bands with scalloped edges, joined by rosettes, so as to make diamonds and irregular forms, in which are bunches of conventional flowers. These bands are detailed with diaper and flower patterns. This piece may be old, or it may be a modern reproduction.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales