Requires Photography

Panel

Italian
mid-16th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

227.5 x 62.5 cm (89 9/16 x 24 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

49.283

Medium or Technique

Silk and mettalic brocade, gold-colored metallic woven trim and looped fringe, and silk backing

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Panel. Several pieces joined. Repeating pineapple-like motives surrounded alternately by two stylized leaf patterns within ogival compartments formed by leaf bands meeting in pierced and pointed floral motives with supplementary compartments formed by curling strapwork. Red, yellow, white and green silk yarns and metal wires. Tape borders and metallic yarn fringe. Very worn.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection