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Piece of brocade

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Brocaded in polychrome silks on a white silk, warp-figured ground. Curved floral sprays and flowering palm trees brocaded on a ground of straight ribbon-like stripes. Selvedge on one side and part of another of three cords and a narrow stripe. Stained, holes, blacks rotted out.

Credit Line

John Wheelock Eliot Fund

French, 1750–75

Object Place

France

Dimensions

48.6 x 54.3 cm (19 1/8 x 21 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

49.22

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles