Piece of brocade
Italian or French
19 x 16.5 cm (7 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ground woven with white silk and thin strips of silver; gold flowers and sprays outline diamonds, in which are lobed circular medallions containing bunches of roses of bright pink, red, green, white and light and dark violet silk. The gold thread is made of winding yellow silk with silver gilt. Pieced.
Purchased by the donor of J. Pallotti
Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales