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Silk brocaded lampas clothing textile

Ca. 1755-1760
Origin: England or France
40 1/4" x 20 1/4", Repeat: 19 3/8"
Silk lampas brocaded with silk
Gift of Mrs. Cora Ginsburg
Acc. No. 1991-530
Rectangular document of a brocaded silk clothing textile. The ground textile is blue-grey silk lampas with broken ribbed texture, brocaded with silk roses in pinks and reds with bright green leaves. A pair of white lacy ribbons undulate up the length of the textile. Selvages at edges; raw edges at top and bottom.