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Stole

Italian
17th century


Dimensions

16 x 185 cm (6 5/16 x 72 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.85 x .16

Accession Number

85.288

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ground of silver, with the design of flowers woven with dull pinks, shading into violets, light and dark green silk and gold thread. The metal thread is made by winding silk with silver or silver gilt. On the ends are crosses of gold lace, in the middle, one of silver gimp; yellow cotton and gold gimp on sides and ends. Lined with pink linen or cotton. Made of the same brocade as 85.287–85.290 and meant to be used with them.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor of J. Pallotti

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales