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Italian or Spanish
18th century


Object Place: Italy or Spain

Accession Number

59.476

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidered

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Cream colored silk gauze embroidered in coarse satin stitch with white, pink, yellow, green, and blue silk. In center panel three vases of conventionalized flowers flanked by ducks, crowned lions, small birds, and parrots. Scalloped border with large conventionalized flowers, edges with pink and cream silk bobbin lace. Stains, holes, darns. Lined with a piece of modern fabric.

Provenance

Lent by Mrs. Jason Westerfield, July 26, 1954, returned July 15, 1957

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jason Westerfield