Piece of brocade
Height x width: 16 15/16 x 9 1/4 in. (43 x 23.5 cm)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Both the ground and the design are of white silk; the design which is woven in satin consists of an ogival framework, enclosing forms made up of conventional flowers and leaves. The design, which is often found in velvets, dates from the late 15th cent. selvedge of white linen, and green and white silk. Similar in design to 91.178, 93,327a-b, 93.486, 93.473a-b, 93.578, and 93.565.
Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales