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Brocade fragment

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Light blue silk ground on which is a design of waving vertical lines, horizontal lines, and rows of dots, and sprays of flowers, woven with gold thread and cord and narrow strips of silver and bright green, deep red, light pink, and white silk. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French, 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 21.5 x 42.5 cm (8 7/16 x 16 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

93.912

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles