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Panel of brocade

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Brocaded in polychrome silks on a ground of ivory satin. Fantastic design of floral sprays, parrots on trapeeze, fishes, snails. Composed of a number of fragments. Very spotted and stained, worn, holes.

Credit Line

John Wheelock Eliot Fund

French, 1700–50

Object Place

France

Dimensions

100.7 x 76 cm (39 5/8 x 29 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.312

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles