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The ground is of deep pink satin and ribbed weaving, and the design of which, on account of its size only a small portion is shown, is woven with bright green silk, and silver and gilt thread.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales

Italian or French, Late 17th–early 18th century

Dimensions

Overall (a): 33.7 x 8.3 cm (13 1/4 x 3 1/4 in.) Other (Object B): 24.1 x 8.9 cm (9 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

85.373a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk with gold-colored metallic thread wrapped on yellow silk core brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles