French or possibly Italia
Late 17th century
17.5 x 99 cm (6 7/8 x 39 in.); Legacy dimension: .99 x .175
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Rose-colored ground, on which is a large design, only small parts of which show. Woven with yellow, blue, green and white silk, and fine silver and gold thread, the metal threads are made by winding silk thread with thin silver and silver gilt. Across the ends is a narrow gold and yellow silk fringe, on the sides is a narrow gimp of yellow, silver and gold. The maniple is divided into four parts by bands of wide yellow and gold gimp. Made of the same brocade as 85.307, and to be used with it.
Purchased by the donor of J. Pallotti
Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales