Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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fabric strip
  • France
  • fabric strip, circa 1750
  • Where object was made: France
  • silk, brocade
  • Object Length/Width: 165.1 x 25.4 cm
    Object Length/Width: 65 x 10 in
  • Gift of Cooper Union through Oberlin College
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0331
Description

Strip of brocaded silk damask in an "Empire of Flora" style, Louis XV. It has a nosegay pattern. Machine woven using supplementary weft brocading. Floral design in blue, orange, yellow and brown on beige ground.