Object Place: Italy
57.6 x 4.3 cm (22 11/16 x 1 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk and silver metal thread ribbon
Not On View
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.
Gift of Horace Morison