Rectangular piece

French
1700–50


Object Place: France

Dimensions

30.8 x 43 cm (12 1/8 x 16 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

38.1754

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Cream-colored ribbed silk ground, brocaded with silks in shades of pink, lavender, blue, green and black, and with gold and silver frisé yarns, plain gold yarn and flat gold wire. Right-hand part of symmetrical pattern showing a formal bouquet on central axis, flanked by undulating stripes formed of gold leaves or feathers, shells, flowers and pearls. Wide pink selvedge at right. Brown stains. Ground shows wear and holes; silks worn; metals tarnished.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell