Requires Photography

Textile length

Italian or French
late 17th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 101 x 56.8 cm (39 3/4 x 22 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1986.16

Medium or Technique

Silk damask of 7/1 satin and plain weave patterned with weft floats

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White and pink floral motifs on green silk damask ground patterned with folliate motifs. Alternating rows: one modified buta flowers, and the other in a stylized exotic flower paired with a shrimp-like creature. Lace patterns fill sections of the flowers’ leaves.

Provenance

Loewi-Robertson, Inc.; purchased by the MFA, January 22, 1986

Credit Line

Lucy A. Morse Fund in memory of Kate Morse