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Panel, made of two pieces sewn together; curved at one end. Crimson satin ground with bow-shaped weft float figures imitating slashings, brocaded with polychrome silks. Pattern shows twisted undulating shaded yellow ribbon entwined with blue and green feathers and branches of small white...

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Provenance

Acquired in Europe, probably Vienna, from Niel (dealer) by Adolph Loewi, Los Angeles; 1958, sold by Loewi to the MFA for $120. (Accession Date: January 9, 1958)

Credit Line

Mary L. Smith Fund

French, 18th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Other (loom): 54.5cm (21 7/16in.) Overall: 137.2 x 54.6 cm (54 x 21 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

58.23

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles