Fragment of a border

Probably 17th century


Dimensions

Overall: 37.3 x 43cm (14 11/16 x 16 15/16in.)

Accession Number

85.71

Medium or Technique

Wool and silk tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Dull brown ground, the design of grapes, apples, roses, lilies, etc., is woven with red, dark and light blue, violet, green, yellow and brown wool, and white, blue, green and yellow silk. Deep yellow bands on parts of the two sides. This may possibly be a piece from the border of the same tapestry as 85.69.

Provenance

Gift of Charles Henry Parker,From the Estate of Alfred Greenough

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection