Piece of brocade

French
first half 18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Height x width: 20 1/2 x 18 in. (52.1 x 45.7 cm)

Accession Number

46.450

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Greenish white slightly ribbed ground with large-scale symmetrical repeat of swinging ornamental bands framing central floral arrangement; brocaded with light polychrome silks, many details of design in secondary white weft. A number of cracks, several brown stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell