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Fragment of brocade

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Fragment; white silk ground with self warp figure of lozenges, each enclosing minute tree-form, very incomplete design of large-scale flowers brocaded wiht polychrome silks; right selvedge present.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell

French, 18th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 37.5 x 19.1 cm (14 3/4 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

51.1571

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles