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Stole

Italian
17th century


Dimensions

21.5 x 237 cm (8 7/16 x 93 5/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 2.37 x .215

Accession Number

85.292

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Rose-colored ground; a close design woven with bright green silk and gold thread, made be winding yellow silk with silver gilt. Across each end is a gold fringe. The sides are partially edged with narrow yellow and gold gimp. Three crosses of wide gimp. Made of the same brocade as 85.293 and 85.294, and meant to be used with them.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor of J. Pallotti

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales