CIRCA 18THC. LUMINOUS FRENCH SILK BROCADE PANELS #1 . There is one other similar panel, these were probably part of a gown from the 18THC. The design has three joined panel of brocade silk with serpentine leafy branches in two shades of green.There are stylized flowers, roses, carnations and lilacs in polychrome silks, there are shades of red, pink, blue, burgundy and white self- figured ivory cannele ground with leafy sprigs and wave like bands. Each panel's width is 21". Of course one can divide or if the two panels are bought , then perhaps a gown can be created.. One piece measures 53" by 61"(134.62 by 154.9cm. The other panel measures approx.52" by 60"(132.08 by 152.4cm.
Item # AT68