Rococo-style panel

mid-18th century

Object Place: France


Overall: 139.7 x 54 cm (55 x 21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocaded in silk and silver metallic threads on silk damask ground

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Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Brocaded in polychrome silks. Symmetrical design of two alternating arrangments of leaves and flowers branching out from the center in a wide, curved, V-shaped form. Connected on each side motifs interspersed with rosettes. Selvedge on both sides of six cords and two narrow stripes. Spotted and soiled. One end made up of a group of fragments pieced together to continue the pattern. Repaired in several places with embroidery.

Credit Line

Gift of Eugene, Paul, and George A. Bernat in memory of their father, Emile Bernat