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Brocade square
Brocade square
Date:
early 18th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Silk Brocade
Dimensions:
101.6 x 147.3 cm (40 x 58 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1982.14.26
Acquisition Date:
1982-03-03
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. Alan Fleishhacker through The Fine Arts Museums Foundation

Two lengths of silk brocade seamed together forming a square and further pieced on the cross. Bound edges.
Large scale floral patterns with interlocking color area; roses, plums(?),
delphiniums and yellow-green leaves. Ref: Baroque and Rococo Silks, by Thornton, plate 67B(dated 1735)