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Panel of brocade

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White figured silk taffeta ground. Brocaded in polychrome silks with tiny floral sprays widely scattered. Selvedge on both sides of one cord and two narrow green stripes. Soiled, spotted.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Beatrice H. Gunn

English (Spitalfields), 1750–75

Object Place

Spitalfields, England

Dimensions

104.7 x 49 cm (41 1/4 x 19 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.670

Medium or Technique

Silk brocaded taffeta

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles