Band with ecclesiastical inscription

probably French
17th–18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 302 cm (1 15/16 x 118 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

38.1288

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Brilliant pinkish-orange silk with cupids holding scrolls with Latin inscriptions alternating with designs containing human figures and animals, most of them copied from lace designs by Vinciolo woven with gold and silver thread and a little black silk. Trimmed with narrow bobbin lace (tarnished metal thread) and lined with orange silk.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman