Object Place: possibly Granada, Spain
55.9 x 32.7 cm (22 x 12 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk and gold-metallic thread; lampas
Not On View
Ground of red satin patterned with interlacing octagons and poly-lobed medallions enclosing geometric ornament and arabesques woven with worn and tarnished metal thread (gilded skin wound on linen) and blue, green and yellow silk; crossed by band with affronted buds divided by trees woven with worn metal thread on red ground, above and below narrower bands of interlocking blue and geometric forms.
1930, sold by Herman A. Elsberg (dealer; b. 1869 - d. 1938), New York, to the MFA for $2600. (Accession Date: January 16, 1930)
Harriet Otis Cruft Fund