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Furnishing fabric with scenes of Venetian fetes

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Damask; warp: black, possibly man-made fiber of regenerated cellulose (rayon?); satin; weft: yellow silk, twill. Fanciful scenes of Venetian fêtes: a man and a woman in dominos and tricorn hats in a garden arcade; a woman, holding a mask, on a bridge; a Venetian palazzo on a canal. Designs woven in...

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Credit Line

John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund

1910–22

Object Place

France

Dimensions

243.8 cm (96 in.); Legacy dimension: 96 x 50 in.

Accession Number

1986.757

Medium or Technique

Silk and Rayon

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles