Bizarre Silk Panel

Bizarre silks were the height of fashion for the French and Italian aristocracy in the late 17th and early 18th century. Their patterns mixed fantasy with realistic motifs in witty and complex juxtapositions. By 1720 fashion moved on to gowns with big folds and floral design. Bizarre period garments were taken apart , donated to the church and reassembled into altarfronts, copes and such. Two selvedge to selvedge panels with four repeats.Mounted.

Circa: Late17th-early 18th C.

Origin: Italy or France

Material: Silk Brocade

Condition: Worn and faded, mounted, fair

Dimensions: 55 x 40

Inventory number: TX3232



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