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Textile length

Polychrome brocaded silk in naturalistic floral design on cream ground, orginally from a dress and petticoat.

Provenance

The Misses Sturgis, 63 Beacon Street, Boston; inherited by Gertrude Sturgis Eaton; inherited by her daughter, Katharine E. Dreier, gift to the MFA, 26 May 1992

Credit Line

Gift of Gertrude Sturgis Eaton via her daughter Katharine Eaton Dreier

English (Spitalfields), 1737

Object Place

Spitalfields, England

Dimensions

Overall: 96.5 x 52.1 cm (38 x 20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1992.244

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (taffeta) brocaded with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles