Textile length

European
Early 18th century


Object Place: European

Dimensions

114.6 x 51.5 cm (45 1/8 x 20 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

50.3181

Medium or Technique

Silk 4/1 satin damask brocaded with silk and gilt-metallic wefts bound on front in 1/4 Z-twill order by every 6th warp

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile length edged with metallic ribbon and lined with red silk plain weave (taffeta). Lent of satin damask brocaded in gilt metal filé and frisé yarn and polychrome silks on a satin damask ground. Conventionalized architectural motifs in silver with floral and fruit arrangements on knarled branches. Composed of three pieces.

Provenance

Charles Deering; bequest to MFA, September 14, 1950

Credit Line

Gift of the Charles Deering Estate