Piece of silk
late 18th century
32.5 x 122 cm (12 13/16 x 48 1/16 in.); Legacy dimension: a. 1.22 x 0.325 b. 1.23 x 0.328
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ground: blue satin. Design: formal panel in two tones of cream-colored silk woven to give effect of light and shade. a. (patched) Scrolling vines and lion’s head surrounded by narrow semi-classical border. b. Head and torso of man supporting capital, 7 lions’ heads, borders similar to a.
Gift of Mary W. Bartol, John W. Bartol, and Abigail W. Clark