Ribbon

Italian
18th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

57.6 x 4.3 cm (22 11/16 x 1 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.1191

Medium or Technique

Silk and silver metal thread ribbon

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ribbon; a white silk background, partly in plain cloth weave with wefts showing, partly in basket weave, partly in weft floats which form scallops as a part of the design, dark red and brown serpentine simulating narrow scalloped ribbon with sprays of yellow chrysanthemums branching alternately left and right, groups of silver leaves at bases of chrysanthemum stems; narrow scalloped silver galloon sewn on both edges.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace Morison