Object Place: France
Overall: 139.7 x 54 cm (55 x 21 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk; brocaded in silk and silver metallic threads on silk damask ground
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Brocaded in polychrome silks. Symmetrical design of two alternating arrangments of leaves and flowers branching out from the center in a wide, curved, V-shaped form. Connected on each side motifs interspersed with rosettes. Selvedge on both sides of six cords and two narrow stripes. Spotted and soiled. One end made up of a group of fragments pieced together to continue the pattern. Repaired in several places with embroidery.
Gift of Eugene, Paul, and George A. Bernat in memory of their father, Emile Bernat