Textile

Possibly Italian
17th century


Dimensions

100 x 135 cm (39 3/8 x 53 1/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.35 x 1.

Accession Number

96.108

Medium or Technique

Weaving: silk and metallic yarns

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Green silk ground, on which are rows of curving sprays bearing flowers, leaping animals and birds; across the ends, two borders, one of vases of conventional flowers, the other of a scrolling vine bearing flowers; the design is woven with cream white silk and narrow strips of silver. The warp threads on the ends are twisted into long cords.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection