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Bed cover

Italian or Spanish
late 17th–early 18th century


Dimensions

238 x 232 cm (93 11/16 x 91 5/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 2.32 x 2.38

Accession Number

25.217

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The white silk ground of fancy weave is closely covered by floral forms and curving bands arranged symmetrically and woven with pink, blue, green and yellow silk. Made of several pieces of silk pieced together and finished on three sides with a yellow silk ruffle.

Provenance

Lent by Mrs. Thomas O. Richardson, July 2, 1923

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Thomas O. Richardson