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Panel of brocade

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Brocaded in polychrome silks on a pink silk taffeta ground. Several different motifs widely scattered: hunter with gun, sailboat, bird, basket of flowers, sprig with cherries, butterfly, garden with palm tree, urn and dog, floral spray. Selvedge on one side of eleven cords. Holes, spots.

Credit Line

Cabot-Townsend Fund and Special Textile Fund

French, about 1750

Object Place

France

Dimensions

46 x 99.8 cm (18 1/8 x 39 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.262

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade, taffeta

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles