late 17th century
Object Place: Italy
47.6 x 52.5 cm (18 3/4 x 20 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin and plain weave damask patterned with supplementary continuous patterning wefts of silk and metallic thread
Not On View
Red silk damask, satin ground patterned in plain weave; brocaded with silver wire wound on a silk core, silver frisé yarn and chartruese and pink silk. Symmetrical pattern of palmettes, leaves and flowers in small scale, connected by thin wavy stems. Selvedge on both sides of eight cords. Edge turned in and basted on all sides.
Amy Pleadwell; purchased by MFA, April 14, 1949.
Textile Income Purchase Fund