22 x 218 cm (8 11/16 x 85 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 2.18 x .22
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Green silk ground, on which is woven with silver and gold thread, a powder of flower forms; on this are applied three floriated Greek crosses of cloth of gold. The metal threads used in this brocade were made by winding silk with thin strips of silver, and silver gilt. Bound on two sides with gilt braid. On each end is a scalloped gimp of yellow and silver gilt. Lined with green silk.
Purchased by the donor of J. Pallotti
Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales