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Curtain

Italian
1695–1700


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

252.73 x 242.57 cm (99 1/2 x 95 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1989.700

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Curtain. Burnt orange silk damas Gros de Tours with gold filé and silver frisé metallic and green silk brocading. Bizarre silk with design of stylized flowers, leaves, and seedcases on undulating stems with scrolling motifs. Pieced. Linen lining. Attached brass curtain rings at top edge. Botton edge curved at sides. Condition: Good. Some wear and tarnishing.

Credit Line

Gift of Sylvia and John Constable