Piece of brocade
Late 17th–early 18th century
Overall: 47.6 x 54 cm (18 3/4 x 21 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Woven with blue and white silk and silver thread. Ground silver and white with a design of bands with scalloped edges, joined by rosettes, so as to make diamonds and irregular forms, in which are bunches of conventional flowers. These bands are detailed with diaper and flower patterns. This piece may be old, or it may be a modern reproduction.
Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales