Brocade fragment

French
probably third quarter of 18th century


Dimensions

Overall: 30.5 x 54.6 cm (12 x 21 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

31.45

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: cream-white silk. Design: vertical stripes of cream white and pink (warp) with undulating bands of white ribbon (faconné) with blue spots (broché), and undulating floral vines with pink, blue, and pinkish violet flowers (broché). Selvedge on two sides, six cordelines on left, four on right side.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift