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Piece of brocade

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White silk ground on which is an ogival framework of leaves enclosing a vase of flowers, arranged in imitation of the oriental pear or palm, woven with gold and silver thread and gray, and pale violet silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably French, Late 18th(?)–19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 9.5 cm (4 3/4 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

93.644

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles