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Panel imitating French brocaded silk design of the 1730's

Ground: cream-white linen. Design: irregular rounded form making border and dividing piece in half, worked with blue, yellow and light neutral orange (faded) silk in buttonhole and herring-bone stitch.

Credit Line

Textile Special Fund

Moroccan, early to mid-18th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts