Panel of silk weaving

Italian
1700–25


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

111 x 109 cm (43 11/16 x 42 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.513

Medium or Technique

Silk woven

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Horizontal rows of sprays of single flowers woven in cream, yellow, blue and green silks on a wine-colored silk damask ground, with a very large symmetrical floral pattern. Composed of two pieces, each with a selvedge on both sides of five narrow stripes. Worn, holes, repaired with running stitch.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Grafton H. Pyne