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Piece of brocade

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White corded silk ground on which is a ribbon-like design in white and flowers in reds, pinks, white, green, and violet silk and gold thread and narrow strips of metal. Pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French, Late 17th–early 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 50.5 x 47 cm (19 7/8 x 18 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

96.380

Medium or Technique

Silk and silver/gold-colored flat strip metal and gold-colored metallic wrapped on silk core thread brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles