Piece of brocade

Probably French or English
18th century


Dimensions

Overall: 42.2 x 40.8 cm (16 5/8 x 16 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1347

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of yellow silk. The design of long curving ribbons and leaves and bunches and sprays of flowers, is woven with white, blue, reddish violet, pink, dark red and green silk.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Samuel Abbott Green