Rococo, Louis XV-style panel: Meandering Designs of Flowers, Fur and Pagodas
Object Place: France
105 x 108 cm (41 5/16 x 42 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: 42 1/2 x 41 1/2 in.
Medium or Technique
Silk; brocaded with polychrome silk threads on silk taffeta lisere ground
Not On View
Composed of two widths of silk weaving, with silver lace border applied to all sides. Pattern of two vertical undulating ribbons of fur and flowers with polychrome floral sprays at center points, above which are small scenes with pagodas and exotic trees woven in white; bridges over water on which sit pots of flowers of white yarns apear at bends of ribbons. Fair condition, central area soiled and stained. Liseré patterning in ground. 7/85 Photography: B/W, color slides.
Dressed and Furnished in Flowers (1985)
Gift of Mrs. Hannah A. Saltonstall