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Brocade fragment

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Red corded silk ground on which is a design of waving ribbons and bunches of flowers, woven with white, light tan color, blue, and green silk, white cord, gold thread, and narrow strips of metal.

Provenance

97.485 - 97.596 were acquired by the donor by exchange with the Pratt Institute of Brooklyn, N.Y.,From the Collection bought by them of Salvadore & Son of Florence, Italy, in 1897

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French, 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 44.5 x 27.3 cm (17 1/2 x 10 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

97.574

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles