Requires Photography

Pillow case

possibly French
18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 94.6 x 53.3 cm (37 1/4 x 21 in.)

Accession Number

38.1732

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Reddish violet corded silk brocaded with gold and silver thread. Design: sprays of roses (silver) in ogival framework of twisted gold ribbons. Ground closely brocaded with gold leaving outlines and accents only in reddish violet silk. Badly worn. Back of pillow case red satin with couched gold embroidery across one end, with loops and balls at other end. Pillow case probably made up in Near East.

Credit Line

Gift of Emile Bernat