French or Italian
Object Place: France or Italy
Overall: 109.2 x 50.5 cm (43 x 19 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
French or Italian, 18th-century panel (taken from a cope)
Pale grayish-blue satin ground, decorated with supplementary polychrome silk wefts in compound weave. All-over pattern of short leafy branches bearing cabbage roses, trumpet-shaped blossoms and other flowers and fruits. Selvedges at both sides. Somewhat faded and soiled. Pattern wefts worn off in places. Eight patches visible on reverse.
Gift of Mr. Arthur Reardon