Requires Photography

Piece of cloth

English (Spitalfields)
18th century


Object Place: Spitalfields, England

Dimensions

Overall: 109.4 x 53.3 cm (43 1/16 x 21 in.)

Accession Number

54.101

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Large piece, dark pinkish cream silk cloth ground (much stained and cracked); design of pieces of bean plant with blossoms and open pods showing beans arranged in rather angular serpentine, brocaded with red, pink, green, white, yellow, and black silks; probably part of a dress skirt; left selvedge present

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot