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Embroidery

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

4000 x 80 cm (1574 13/16 x 31 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: .80 x 40

Accession Number

11.101

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of white silk, woven with narrow strips of silver, on this is woven an all over design of interlacing bands and sprays of flowers of yellow silk. The design is outlined and detailed with embroidery, worked with light brown silk and cord. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection