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Piece of brocade

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White silk ground in which are leaf shape forms of gold thread holding flowers, woven with bright blue, red, pink, green, black and white silk. This piece is of the type designed by Jean Pillement of Lyons. See M. Dupont-Auberville L'Ornament des Tissus, Paris, 1877.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French, 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 68.6 x 46.4 cm (27 x 18 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

96.462

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles