Length of fabric

Possibly Dutch
about 1700

Object Place: Probably Holland


81 x 54.2 cm (31 7/8 x 21 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk damask brocaded with silk and metallic thread

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Textile panel probably from a garment, patched with three small pieces. Red warp and pale yellow weft bicolor damask ground, brocaded with polychrome silks and gold (now tarnished) and silver yarns. “Bizarre” design showing twisted columns and balusters on tables, supporting rectangular cabinets and pots of flowers. Fantastic forms on small consoles in interspaces. Parts of narrow corded selvedges at each side.


Accorsi, Turin; sold by Accorsi to Adolph Loewi, Los Angeles; 1959, sold by Loewi to the MFA for $160. (Accession Date: May 14, 1959)

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund