early 18th century
139 x 292 cm (54 3/4 x 114 15/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 2.92 x 1.39
Medium or Technique
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Ground: white silk with a partly visible pattern of flowers in the weft. Design: symmetrical jars of flowers surmounted by canopies, and flanked by bunches of conventionalized flowers, woven (lancé) with pink green, pinkish violet, blue, yellow and black silks and metal thread (gilded silver wound on yellow silk, broché). Hood and orphreys of the same, trimmed with gold braid.
Gift of E. Royall Tyler