Rococo, Louis XV, Pillement-style panel
Object Place: France
103.5 x 158.75 cm (40 3/4 x 62 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: 62 1/2 x 40 3/4 in.
Medium or Technique
Silk; Polychrome silk and lance with metallic threads on silk taffeta lisere gorund
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Figured, ribbed ivory taffeta, liseré ground. Design, in bright polychrome silks and *gilt thread and wire, shows three undulating bight green vines from which grow violet, blue, yellow, terracotta and gold blossoms. **Panel made of two pieced widths sewn together down middle. Condidtion fair; a few worn and darned areas.
*lamé and frisé are lancé, not brocaded
** Pillement style
Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot