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Brocade fragment

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Piece; green, slightly ribbed, heavy silk ground with self colored small-scale vine design formed by weft floats; additional symmetrical design of realistically drawn sprays of flowers brocaded with polychrome silks and pendent foliate motives brocaded with several kinds of gold thread.

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund

French, mid-18th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 36.8 x 54.6 cm (14 1/2 x 21 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

53.346

Medium or Technique

Silks, brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles