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Panel of brocatel

Narrow panel made up of two similar but not identical pieces seamed horizontally. Ground: cream colored silk twill. Design: long slender leaves, in green satin, and shorter leaves brocaded in brown, symmetrically arranged to suggest architectural column, supporting an elongated pseudo-Ionic...

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Provenance

Mme. Niclausse (dealer), Paris; sold by Mme. Niclausse to Adolph Loewi, Los Angeles; 1956, sold by Loewi to the MFA for $200. (Accession Date: November 8, 1956)

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

French, second half, 17th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

56.878

Medium or Technique

Silk twill

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles