Piece (chair seat?)

Italian
1750–1800


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

49.1 x 54.2 cm (19 5/16 x 21 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.311

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade satin

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Brocaded with silver wire wound on a silk core on a compound satin ground with stripes shaded from white to dark green. On each side of these is a feathery stripe in shades of yellow and green. Between these, floral sprays brocaded in silver. Selvedge on both sides of eight cords. Soiled, silver tarnished.

Credit Line

John Wheelock Eliot Fund