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Piece of brocade

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Faded pinkish silk ground, covered originally with a design of curving stems, bearing large leaves, detailed with silver dots and groups of small stiff flowers, woven with two shades of green, pink, yellow, and white silk. A large part of the design is almost entirely worn off.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French, 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 52 x 46.5 cm (20 1/2 x 18 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.416

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles