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Fragment

Italian?
17th–18th century


Dimensions

101 x 106 cm (39 3/4 x 41 3/4 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.06 x 1.01

Accession Number

28.112

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: red corded silk with almost invisible floral pattern of red satin. Undulating vine with flowers and leaves woven with silver and gold thread (silver wound on white silk, gilded silver wound on yellow silk) and a little pale blue silk. Fragments sewed together, lined with pale brown linen, trimmed with gold gimp, a gold tassel on each corner.

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates