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Brocade fragment

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Gray blue corded silk ground covered with a powder of lines and dots woven with gray blue and dark blue silk, and a design of waving ribbons crossed by bunches of roses and other flowers; woven with silver and gold thread, narrow strips of metal and white, gray-blue and dark blue silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably French, 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 68.6 x 22.2 cm (27 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

96.396

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles