Fragment of brocade

French
18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 54 x 21.5cm (21 1/4 x 8 7/16in.)

Accession Number

51.1385

Medium or Technique

Silk; Satin

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment; foundation fabric white silk cloth; much of background in blue satin formed by extra blue silk warp; very incomplete, large-scale symmetrical design of decorative leaves and blossoms brocaded largely with silver metal thread; some details in light green silk.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend