116.5 x 63 cm (45 7/8 x 24 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk velvet, cotton and silver colored metal strip wrapped on silk core
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Ground: red cut silk pile. Design: carnations in profile brocaded with tarnished metal (metal wound on white silk) outlined with yellowish-green silk pile. At each end a border of small pointed niches enclosing rosebuds. Weft: white cotton. Very much like 77.268.
Gift of Martin Brimmer