Rococo, Louis XV-style panel

French
mid-18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 94.6 x 55.2 cm (37 1/4 x 21 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

53.350

Medium or Technique

Lampas brocade with polychrome silk, silver and gold metallic threads on silk figured ground

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

[Lance] with tinsel and gilded tinsel, silver wire and gilded silver wire wound on silk cores, gilded silver frise yarn and [brocaded] polychrome silks on a salmon-colored ground with chevron-like motifs in compound weave. Symmnetrical design of scrolls and floral sprays. Selvedge on both sides of six cords and a wide stripe. Somewhat worn, a few holes. [7/85 Photography: B/W, color slide] Exhibition History: Dressed and Furnished in Flowers: Fine Textiles of the Western European 18th Century (April 29-July 28, 1985) (MFA-Torf Gallery-Tuchscherer).

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund