Piece of brocade
Object Place: France
53 x 51.8 cm (20 7/8 x 20 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk and silver metal thread brocade and cotton backing
Not On View
Piece. Brocaded in silver wire wound on a silk core and polychrome silks on a ground of ivory ribbed silk. Large floral arrangements with pineaples and scrolls in silver. Lined with natural-colored linen plain cloth. Folded, soiled, stained, many splits and holes. Worn, silver tarnished, repaired with running stitches.
Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell