Rococo, Louis XV-style panel

mid-18th century

Object Place: France


Overall: 94.6 x 55.2 cm (37 1/4 x 21 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Lampas brocade with polychrome silk, silver and gold metallic threads on silk figured ground

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



[Lance] with tinsel and gilded tinsel, silver wire and gilded silver wire wound on silk cores, gilded silver frise yarn and [brocaded] polychrome silks on a salmon-colored ground with chevron-like motifs in compound weave. Symmnetrical design of scrolls and floral sprays. Selvedge on both sides of six cords and a wide stripe. Somewhat worn, a few holes. [7/85 Photography: B/W, color slide] Exhibition History: Dressed and Furnished in Flowers: Fine Textiles of the Western European 18th Century (April 29-July 28, 1985) (MFA-Torf Gallery-Tuchscherer).

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund