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Panel

French
late 18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 67.3 x 46.4 cm (26 1/2 x 18 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

38.1747

Medium or Technique

Silk and silver-colored metallic thread taffeta brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ribbed taffeta ground showing white, pale blue and silver stripes and fine warp-figured stripes. Undulating rose vine alternates with scattered sprigs on white stripes; flowers are brocaded with polychrome silks. Powder of blued silver wire sprigs on blue stripes. Corded white selvedge. Large and small stains; small holes.

Credit Line

John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund