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Antique Textiles

Painted pékin silk taffeta
French, ca. 1770
92.75 x 19 in. (235.6 x 48.3 cm)
A length of painted pékin ivory silk taffeta, with trailing geometric bands brocaded in yellow, green, blue, pink, and charcoal alternating with hand-painted rose and foliate sprays, and rows of foliate garlands with buds. The length was probably for a court dress.

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