Warp figured ribbon

Italian
18th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

6 x 131.4 cm (2 3/8 x 51 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

48.1195

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Warp figured ribbon; white silk ground, central broad stripe of yellow flanked by narrower green stripes, over central yellow stripe repeat in extra pink, green, and white warps, of flowering plant with perching bird holding rosette-like blossom in beak; highly conventionalized angular small-scale plant forms, brocaded with yellow silk, flanking green stripes.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace Morison