Textile Fragment with paired birds
11 x 16 cm (4 5/16 x 6 5/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .16 x .11
Medium or Technique
Silk and linen lampas brocaded with metallic thread
Not On View
Ground: light neutral silk (warp and weft). Design: pairs of birds in large and small medallions formed by interlacing horizontal and vertical ribbons woven with pinkish red silk weft tied by light neutral silk warp (4, 2, 2, 4). The birds heads in larger medallions woven (broché) with worn and tarnished metal thread. Worn and ragged.
Frederick Brown Fund