Piece of brocade
Overall: 97.5 x 54 cm (38 3/8 x 21 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk polychrome and gold-colored metallic thread brocade
Not On View
Ground: cream white silk woven with all-over pattern of small triangles. Design: undulating bands of gold (gilded silver wound on yellow silk, and thin strips of gilded silver), crossed by undulating vines bearing flowers, woven with green, reddish violet, and pinkish red silk, gold thread, strips of silver, and strips of gilded silver. selvedge with five cords. Worn and patched.
Gift of H. A. Elsberg