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Cream-colored ribbed and figured silk ground, brocaded with polychrome silks and a variety of gold and silver yarns and wires. Undulating stripe formed of fantastic feathery plants and leaves; intertwined with these, and filling the interspaces, are floral sprigs bearing green berries and...

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Credit Line

Anonymous gift

probably French, mid-18th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 67.9 x 46.4 cm (26 3/4 x 18 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

40.519

Medium or Technique

Silk with gold and silver-colored wrapped and strip metallic thread brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles