Piece of brocade

French
18th century


Dimensions

Overall: 67.5 x 17.5 cm (26 9/16 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

96.393

Medium or Technique

Silk and polychrome plied yarn twisted on polychrome silk core with silver-colored metallic wrapped on silk core thread (Ondée) and silver-colored flat strip metal brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Pale blue corded silk ground, on which are waving bands and bunches of flowers, woven with narrow strips of metal, pink, white, green, black and red silk, and gold thread. Pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection