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Piece from a chasuble back. Meandering flowers and foliage brocaded with polychrome silk threads and lancé (lamé, frisé, and filé) with silver metallic thread on a yellow silk figured ground.

Credit Line

Special Textile Fund and Mrs. Samuel Cabot's Special Fund

French, mid-18th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 124.5 x 53.3 cm (49 x 21 in.)

Accession Number

46.62

Medium or Technique

Silk; Rococo (Louis XV style);

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles