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The ground is of red silk woven with thin strips of silver; on this is a design of conventional flower-forms and plume-like leaves, woven with ecru cotton, white linen, and red silk. Much worn.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales

Spanish or Italian, 16th–17th century

Dimensions

Height x width: 28.5 x 42.5 cm (11 1/4 x 16 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

85.343

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles