Textile length

English (London or Norwich)
third quarter 18th century


Object Place: London or Norwich, England

Dimensions

89.6 x 45 cm (35 1/4 x 17 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

61.148

Medium or Technique

Wool satin damask, brocaded with wool

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Blue woolen warp; white woolen weft, woven in satin damask. Pattern shows symmetrical arrangement of undulating lace ribbons and floral sprigs in blue and white; along central axis and outer edges, sprigs and bouquets brocaded with polychrome wools. Flat narrow white selvedges, both complete.

Provenance

Arditti & Mayorcas, London; purchased by MFA, February 8, 1961

Credit Line

Special Textile Fund