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Brocade fragment

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Blue silk ground of diagonal weave. The diagonals run first to the right and then to the left. The design is of long leaves joined by sprays of flowers woven with pink, yellow, black and white silk. Pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably French, Late 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 10.8 x 31.1 cm (4 1/4 x 12 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

93.1064

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles