late 15th–early 16th century
238 x 56 cm (93 11/16 x 22 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk velvet cut and voided with gold-colored wrapped metal thread
Not On View
The ground is woven with yellow silk and gold thread. The design of large leaf-forms outlined with smaller flower forms filled with a conventional bunch of flowers, connected by long stems, is of yellow silk, gold thread and deep pinkish red velvet. Much worn.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection