Panel of brocade
Object Place: Italy
93 x 79.5 cm (36 5/8 x 31 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk with silver metal thread brocade
Not On View
Brocaded in silver wire wound on a silk core, silver frisé yarn and polychrome silks on a light green compound satin ground, large urns, hanging lanterns, scrolls and fantastic flowers. Composed of two pieces. Selvedge on one side of five cords and a wide stripe. Very worn, holes, repaired with running stitch in many places.
Cabot-Townsend Fund and Special Textile Fund