early 18th century
94 x 112 cm (37 x 44 1/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.12 from neck to bottom, .94 across bottom
Medium or Technique
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Ground: white silk with a partly visible lozenge pattern in green and black weft. Design: symmetrical conventionalized flower growing from rococo ornament, flanked by bunches of flowers growing from bowl, Woven (lancé) with brilliant pink, orange green and black silk and gold thread (flat strips of gilded silver, and gilded silver wound on silk, broché) Worn and patched with brocade of same period. Trimmed with gold braid.
Gift of E. Royall Tyler