User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Panel of brocade

Start collecting

Brocaded in shades of blue, green and beige silks and in gilded silver wire wound on a silk core on a ground ivory satin. S-shaped and wavy floral vines. Selvedge on both sides of five cords and narrow stripes (green and white on one side, green and yellow on the other). Small piece added to...

Show Full Description

Credit Line

John Wheelock Eliot Fund

French, 1750–1800

Object Place

France

Dimensions

81.7 x 83.5 cm (32 3/16 x 32 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

48.309

Medium or Technique

Silk satin ground with silk, and gold-colored metal strip-wrapped on silk core brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles