Panel of silk weaving

Italian
1700–25


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

107.7 x 151.5 cm (42 3/8 x 59 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

48.514

Medium or Technique

Silk damask ground with silk brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Three horizontal rows of sprays of single flowers, two blue and cream, the middle one dark red and cream, woven in silks on a ground of gold colored silk damask with a very large symmetrical floral pattern. Composed of several pieces, some with selvedges of several narrow stripes. Very worn, many holes, some repaired with running stitches.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Grafton H. Pyne