Robe for figure of the Virgin in three part (bodice)
Object Place: France or Italy
41 cm (16 1/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 63 1/4 x 84 1/2 in.
Medium or Technique
Naturalistic style; flowers and ribbons woven in brocade and lance, lampas damasse ground; polychrome silk, gold and silver threads
Not On View
Gray damask ground decorated with rows and clusters of spiralling gold fern leaves enclosing bouquets of red, blue and violet flowers with brilliant yellow-green foliage. Sleeved bodice has wide peplum, laces up back. Skirt has curved waist and hemlines. Mantle semi-circular in shape, with short slit at right angles to straight side, in center. Bodice and mantle trimmed with gold lace. Condition good.
Gift of Mr. Henry S. Hall, Jr.