Piece of embroidery

French
18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

51.6 x 71 cm (20 5/16 x 27 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.2590

Medium or Technique

Silk satin ground with silk and chenille threads

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Cream satin ground (now somewhat discolored) with design of vertical, minute flowering vines, in pairs, to which are attached with ribbon bows sprays of roses with floral sprays of roses with floral swags, embroidered with polychrome chenille and green and pink silk chain stitch; left selvedge present.

Credit Line

Cabot-Townsend Fund and Special Textile Fund