Double panel

Flemish or French
second half, 17th century


Object Place: Netherlands or Flanders

Dimensions

71 cm (27 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

63.453

Medium or Technique

Wool velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Undyed wool ground, satin weave. Cherry red and dark chrome green cut pile, all wool fiber. Pattern shows a formal bouquet of roses, carnations and chrysanthemums in urns with dragon handles on pedestals hung with lambrequins and flanked by paired birds holding berries in beaks. Each length shows barely one repeat. Slightly faded and worn in places; ground shows slight brown stains.

Credit Line

Mary L. Smith Fund