Piece of brocade

French
1700–50


Object Place: France

Dimensions

24.5 x 56.3 cm (9 5/8 x 22 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.1581

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground of compound weave of lozenge-shaped pattern in dark green silk. Brocaded in polychrome silks. Shells and urns with floral arrangements. Symmetrical pattern. Composed of a number of fragments with peach-colored stiff canvas on the back for reinforcement of the joinings.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell