Textile length

French
early 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Height x width: 27 3/8 x 21 1/4 in. (69.5 x 54 cm)

Accession Number

56.328

Medium or Technique

Silk damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Cream-colored silk damask, full loom width, with selvedges on either side. Straight laurel branches form a diamond-shaped network, with eight-pointed stars at the intersections. In each diamond-shaped compartment is a bee, seen from above. A few very small stains. Lower left corner worn and frayed.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. David M. K. McKibbin