Piece of brocade

probably French
17th–18th century


Dimensions

Overall: 57.2 x 46.4 cm (22 1/2 x 18 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

25.220

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of faded pink damask. The design of curving bands of conventional ornament and sprays of flowers, arranged in rows, is woven with green, blue, yellow, white and pink silk and gold and silver thread.

Provenance

Lent by Mrs. T. O. Richardson, July 2, 1913

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Thomas O. Richardson