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Deep green satin ground with incomplete design of buildings in oriental style with phoenixes alighting on roof; brocaded with silver metal thread and yellowish-green, pink and white silk; left selvedge present; few bluish stains. Cf. 51.1566.

Credit Line

Special Textile Fund

Italian (Venice), 18th century

Object Place

Venice, Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 48.5 x 76.5 cm (19 1/8 x 30 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.2478

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles