Textile

Italian


Dimensions

9 x 16.5 cm (3 9/16 x 6 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: .165 x .09

Accession Number

32.92

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; compound weaving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment. Ground: irregular warp twill on satin, warp and weft light neutral greenish yellow silk. Design: symmetrically arranged palmettes on slender stems and a small lion woven (lancé) with neutral yellowish green and a little white silk with a pair of birds and the center of one palmette woven (broché) with worn metal thread (probably gilded skin wound on linen).

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund