Textile fragment

European, possibly French
early 18th century


Object Place: European, possibly France

Dimensions

54.5 x 50 cm (21 7/16 x 19 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

57.654

Medium or Technique

Silk satin damask brocaded with silk and metallic threads

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Rectangular fragment of salmon-colored satin damask. Ground patterned with two undulating, vertical rows of gold cornucopiae from which issue sprays of rose, blue and yellow flowers brocaded in silk and a branch of fruits brocaded in silver. Between the cornucopiae, single cylindrical pagoda-like buildings.

Provenance

Mrs. Yves Henry Buhler, gift to the MFA, September 12, 1957.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Yves Henry Buhler