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Textile length

Italian
18th century


Object Place: Italy or France

Dimensions

Overall: 57.2 x 50.2 cm (22 1/2 x 19 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

47.257

Medium or Technique

Silk and gold-metallic thread

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Silver ground; elaborate symmetrically arranged floral serpentines and central floral spray brocaded in brilliant polychrome silks and two kinds of gold metal thread. Full loom width.

Provenance

Delia Spencer (Mrs. Marshall) Field (b. 1854 - d. 1937), Paris and Washington, DC; by inheritance to her niece, Catherine Spencer Eddy (Mrs. Albert J.) Beveridge (b. 1881 - d. 1970), Beverly Farms, MA; 1947, gift of Mrs. Albert J. Beveridge to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 13, 1947)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albert J. Beveridge in memory of Delia Spencer Field