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Rococo, Louis XV-style panel

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Ground: Figured white satin, with zig-zag stripes widely spaced. Design: undulating floral vines and floral sprays of natural size, brocaded in polychrome silks. Selvedge on both sides with six cords and two narrow stripes. Worn, with spots and holes.

Credit Line

Special Textile Fund

French, mid-18th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 96.5 x 53.3 cm (38 x 21 in.)

Accession Number

50.2468

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocaded with polychrome, silk threads on silk-satin lisere ground

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles