Fragment of galloon

Spanish
early 18th century


Dimensions

8 x 22 cm (3 1/8 x 8 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .22 x .08

Accession Number

32.427

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Binding warp: yellow silk. Pattern warps: pinkish orange, pale blue, and cream-colored silk. Weft: yellow silk and silver thread. Design: shield with arms of Leon and Castile, quartered, surmounted by a crown and supported by two cupids, and the words “Viva Phelipe V” along each edge.

Credit Line

Gift of H. A. Elsberg