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Stole

Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

16 x 245 cm (6 5/16 x 96 7/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 2.45 x .16

Accession Number

17.678

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Deep yellowish pink satin ground; the all-over design of an ogival framework enclosing a symmetrical group of angularly drawn flowers and leaves, finished at the bottom like a fleur-de-lis, is of deep yellow silk. In the middle and at each end is a cross of white and deep, dull pink gimp. On the ends is a silk and gold fringe. Lined with white linen and bound with white silk ribbon.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection