Fragment of a border of silk weaving

Italian
16th–17th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

14.9 x 11.7 cm (5 7/8 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.435

Medium or Technique

Silk weaving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of a border. Compound weave in wine and cream-colored silks. Urn with stylized floral arrangement, lion and part of another. Leafy border at top and bottom. Fringe at top of alternating half-inch sections of cream and wine. Hemmed at each side. Selvedge at bottom.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift