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Silver ground with minute figure. Small-scale figures, some dressed in Oriental costume, Aurora driving chariot, floral and animal motifs brocaded with bright pink, blue, green, and black silks and gold metal thread.

Provenance

Lent by Miss Elizabeth Day McCormick, February 15, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 17th–18th century

Object Place

French

Dimensions

77.5 x 5.2 cm (30 1/2 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.288

Medium or Technique

Silk, metal; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles