Object Place: France
118.11 cm (46 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: 46 1/2 x 22 1/4 in.
Medium or Technique
Silk; Point composition brocaded with polychrome silk
Not On View
Lampas ground- yellow and green leaves
Brocade - flowers and fruits
Lancé - metallic threads. The contrast of silver and gold areas suggests shadings.
Warp: white, yellow
Weft: orange, green, and dark brown (?), yellow
Silver = silver metallic threads night-lighted with white silk
gold = silver frisé with gold gilt lamé
Selvedge on both sides with eleven cords. Spotted, blacks rotted out.
Mrs. Cabot's Special Fund