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Blue silk damask brocaded with red and gold flowers and flowerheads with gold branches.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA from Cora Ginsburg, New York City, April 26, 2006.

Credit Line

Frank B. Bemis Fund

possibly Italian, late 17th century

Object Place

possibly Italy

Dimensions

Height x width: 89 x 20 1/2 in. (226.1 x 52.1 cm)

Accession Number

2006.1170

Medium or Technique

Silk damask brocaded with silk and gilt-silver metallic wrapped threads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles