Panel

Italian (Venice)
18th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 245.1 x 52.1 cm (96 1/2 x 20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

50.310

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Brocaded in silver wire wound on a silk core, silver frisé yarn and polychrome silks on a salmon-colored damask ground. Curved latticework with flower motifs in silver. Sprays of fantastic flowers. Composed of numerous pieces, reinforced on the back with several kinds of plain cloth. Edged with galloon. Faded, worn.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Bliss Knapp