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Brocaded panel

French or Italian
18th century

Object Place: France or Italy


Overall: 109.2 x 50.5 cm (43 x 19 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Satin, brocade

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



French or Italian, 18th-century panel (taken from a cope)
Pale grayish-blue satin ground, decorated with supplementary polychrome silk wefts in compound weave. All-over pattern of short leafy branches bearing cabbage roses, trumpet-shaped blossoms and other flowers and fruits. Selvedges at both sides. Somewhat faded and soiled. Pattern wefts worn off in places. Eight patches visible on reverse.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Arthur Reardon