Curtain

Italian (possibly Genoa)
late 17th century


Dimensions

Overall: 300 x 174 cm (118 1/8 x 68 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

10.236

Medium or Technique

Silk; Cut and uncut voided silk velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Down the middle of the red velvet curtain is a strip of velvel with a yellow silk ground and a large conventional floral design of red cut and uncut velvet. Trimmed with gold braid and fringe.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Robert Dawson Evans