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Panel of brocade

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Panel composed of two pieces sewn together lengthwise down center; gold background with elaborate, large-scale, realistically-drawn flowers and leaves in serpentines which occasionally swing togehter to frame a central symmetrical floral spray; design in part in peach-colored foundation fabric,...

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Credit Line

Special Textile Fund

French, 18th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 101 x 54 cm (39 3/4 x 21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

51.2593

Medium or Technique

Silk and metal brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles