first half of 18th century
Object Place: England
109 x 55.5 cm (42 15/16 x 21 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk embroidered with silk and metallic threads
Not On View
Polychrome silk and gilt-silver yarns and spangles on white silk ground. Conventionalized vegetative design along three edges, three large flowers center bottom edge and bottom corners, smaller flowers throughout. Diagonal lines forming diamonds on ground with bows at crosses and single spangle centered within. Gilt-silver bows at points along three scalloped edges.
Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman