Piece (part of a dress?)

English
1700–50


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Overall: 63 x 45.5 cm (24 13/16 x 17 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

38.1027

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cream-colored ribbed silk ground, brocaded with silks in shades of pink, blue and green. Symmetrical pattern showing formal and slightly conventionalized bouquets on central axis which intertwine with leafy sprays arranged like rinceaux running up either side. Striped blue-green selvedge at left. Stains.

Credit Line

Gift Mrs. Edward R. Warren and Miss Elizabeth P. Hamlen