Object Place: England
49.3 x 62.5 cm (19 7/16 x 24 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
English, probably Spitalfields, 18th Century panel, curved and pointed at one end. Bright yellow figured taffeta ground. Large floral sprigs, each bearing three different types of blossoms, brocaded with polychrome silks, arranged in two conforming serpentine stripes. Flat, rather wide selvedges at each side, showing a whitish stripe between two pinkish stripes.
Transferred from Decorative Arts Department installation reserve