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End of a stole

Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 11 7/16 x 8 1/4 in. (29 x 21 cm)

Accession Number

85.492

Medium or Technique

Silk; Satin Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

The satin ground, and the design of branches of flowers and leaves, of cut and uncut velvet are both deep red. On each side of the velvet are triangles of a grayish blue brocade. Edged with gold gimp, and with a cross of the same material sewed on to it.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales