Textile

English (Spitalfields)
18th century


Object Place: Spitalfields, England

Dimensions

154 x 108 cm (60 5/8 x 42 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

57.655

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Rectangular panel made up of three loom widths. Ground of narrow white, mauve and light green stripes. Powder of white weft-figure blossoms; weft-figure vine on white and mauve stripes. Larger brocaded sprays of lavender, yellow, pink and white blossoms sparsely scattered over field. Selvedges on all but one edge. Many small brown stains. Upper edge irregularly cut and torn.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George P. Igleheart