Rococo-style panel

English
mid-18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

48.1268

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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