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Textile fragment

possibly Dutch
about 1700


Object Place: Holland

Dimensions

50.2 x 64.5 cm (19 3/4 x 25 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.353

Medium or Technique

Silk; satin damask brocaded with silk and metallic wrapped thread

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Two half lengths of “bizarre”; red silk damask ground with large-scale design of fantastic foliage; brocaded in polychrome silks and probably gilt-silver metal threads (now tarnished), of flowers in oriental handled urn, ribbon bows and incomplete group of trophies); composed of two pieces sewed together with vertical seam in center.

Provenance

Miss Amy Pleadwell; purchased by MFA, April 9, 1953

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund