Painted pékin silk taffeta
French, ca. 1770
Description

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.

Size

19.75" H x 19" W (detail shown)

Price

$2,000

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