Textile length

French
about 1735


Object Place: France

Dimensions

156 x 53.5 cm (61 7/16 x 21 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.339

Medium or Technique

Silk and gold-metallic thread; brocaded satin

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Design of a yellow-green silk satin ground with shells and large floral sprays brocaded in points rentrés in polychrome silks and lancé with gilded tinsel wound on a silk core. Somewhat worn, spotted. Full loom width: selvedge on both sides of five cords and one wide polychrome stripe. Small piece of green silk taffeta attached to one end. At one end a large piece cut off one side.

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund