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Ground: cream colored silk. Design: scrolling flowers woven (broche) with several shades of blue, green, orange, and reddish violet silk. Supplementary pattern in the ground formed by weft floats. Selvedge with gray stripe and five cordelines. Stained, cracked.

Credit Line

Textile Special Fund

French, 18th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

26 x 26.7 cm (10 1/4 x 10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

38.759

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles