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Stole

Probably Italian
Probably 17th century


Dimensions

19 x 281 cm (7 1/2 x 110 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 2.81 x .19 including the fringe

Accession Number

96.56

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Deep purple silk ground, on which are woven with silver and gold thread, small sprays of flowers. Narrow strips of silver gilt are wound around red silk to make gold thread. Sewed onto this are three crosses of gold gimp. Similiar gimp finishes the two sides, and across the ends are fringes of yellow and gold. Lined with salmon pink linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection