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Piece of brocade

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Ground fine stripes of heliotrope and gray; on this is a design of bunches of flowers and lace woven with pinks, greens, yellows, blue and white silk. Pieced.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor of J. Pallotti

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales

French or Italian, 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 68 x 12.3 cm (26 3/4 x 4 13/16 in.) Other (overall unstitched to strainer): 92.5cm (36 7/16in.)

Accession Number

85.384

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles