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Length of fabric

Italian
17th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Height x width: 54 x 47 cm (21 1/4 x 18 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

85.512

Medium or Technique

Silk with gold and silver metallic thread

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is woven with white silk, wound with thin strips of silver, and the large design of conventional leaves and flowers is woven with silver and gold thread, and dark red silk. A wide red satin out-line separates the figures from the background.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales