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Textile fragment in seven pieces

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Green satin ground, on which is part of a design of flowers, leaves and waving bands, woven with green, blue, faded pink, and white silk, and silver and gold thread. 7 fragments pieced together to make a full width.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection, Gift to the MFA, 1896.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French, early 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 54.6 x 36.8 cm (21 1/2 x 14 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

96.361

Medium or Technique

Silk; satin damask with supplementary continuous silk patterning wefts, brocaded with silk and gilt metallic thread

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles