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Piece of brocade

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Ground of compound weave of lozenge-shaped pattern in dark green silk. Brocaded in polychrome silks. Shells and urns with floral arrangements. Symmetrical pattern. Composed of a number of fragments with peach-colored stiff canvas on the back for reinforcement of the joinings.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell

French, 1700–50

Object Place

France

Dimensions

24.5 x 56.3 cm (9 5/8 x 22 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.1581

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles