Textile

English (Spitalfields)
18th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Overall: 102.2 x 52.1 cm (40 1/4 x 20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

58.998

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Panel, made of two pieces sewn together. Ivory ribbed taffeta ground, brocaded with polychrome silks. Two large and sprawling bouquets, one predominantly in pinks and yellows, the other in rusts and lavenders, repeated in alternating in the length. Both selvedges (flat with narrow blue stripe). Hemmed at each end. Silks somewhat faded. Brown stains and spots in ground.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. John H. Hilliard