Object Place: Italy
Height x width: 46 x 46 cm (18 1/8 x 18 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin patterned with silk and metallic threads
Not On View
The ground is of pink satin. The design of two wreaths of conventional flowers, filled with cherubs and groups of thistle-like flowers, is woven with violet, white and green silk and gold thread made by winding a linen thread with gilded gold beater’s skin (Cyprian gold). On two sides are narrow conventional borders. Similar to 96.468 (T.3368).
Denman Waldo Ross Collection