Textile length

European
about 1700


Object Place: France

Dimensions

83 x 53.8 cm (32 11/16 x 21 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.1168a

Medium or Technique

Silk 7/1 satin damask ground, patterned in 1/3 S-twill order, supplementary continuous silk and discontinuous silk and gilt-metallic patterning wefts bound on front in 1/3 S-twill order

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Silk satin length with salmon pink ground patterned with early “bizarre” silk design with musicians playing musical horns, birds, lions, and floral sprays. Selvedge on both sides of six cords.

Provenance

Horace Morison; gift to the MFA, October 14, 1948

Credit Line

Gift of Horace Morison