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Piece of brocade

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Pale blue ground of fancy weave; on this is a design of shell-like forms holding bunches of large flowers; woven with violet, pink, blue, yellow, green and bronze colored silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French, 17th century

Dimensions

Overall (a): 50.8 x 22.9 cm (20 x 9 in.) Other (b): 15.9 x 26 cm (6 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

96.364a-b

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles