Piece of brocade

French
18th century


Dimensions

Overall: 22 x 46.5 cm (8 11/16 x 18 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

93.928

Medium or Technique

Silk and plied yarn twisted on silk core (Ondée) brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White silk ground partially covered with waving ribbons and small flowers woven with white silk, on this are large bunches of flowers, woven with green, deep violet, salmon pink, brown, and light blue, yellow, and white silk, and white cord. Much worn and stained.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection