Requires Photography

Cope

Probably Italian
Probably 18th–19th century


Dimensions

131 x 259 cm (51 9/16 x 101 15/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 2.59 x 1.31

Accession Number

85.286

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

The ground is of salmon pink satin. The design of stripes of conventionally, symmetrically arranged flowers and leaves, is woven with white, green, blue and pink silk and gold thread. The curving leaves and sprays are drooping. Lined with pink linen.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales