Object Place: Spitalfields, England
Overall: 101.6 x 49.8 cm (40 x 19 5/8 in.)
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Panel. Cream-colored ground of finely ribbed silk with narrow satin stripes and fine weft figures, brocaded with thick polychrome silks. Design shows scrolls and vines, undualting in vertical direction, defined by weft figure and decorated with brocaded acorns and blue dots. Sparsely scattered floral sprigs and rings brocaded in various sizes and colors. Flat narrow selvedge at each side. Silk browned; a few small brown stains.
Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend