Object Place: Italy
Overall: 101.6 x 52.7 cm (40 x 20 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk; Bizarre silk: lampas, silk and metallic threads on silk lampas damassé ground
Not On View
Figured rosy terracotta ground with brocaded pattern showing undulating floral vines in polychrome silks and large fantastic leaves, scallops and flowers fantastic leaves, scallops and flowers in plain and frisé gold yarns. Colors faded; gold worn and tarnished. Both selvedges, with green satin stripe and double cord, remain.
Gift of Miss Getrude Townsend