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Panel of silk weaving

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Horizontal rows of sprays of single flowers woven in cream, yellow, blue and green silks on a wine-colored silk damask ground, with a very large symmetrical floral pattern. Composed of two pieces, each with a selvedge on both sides of five narrow stripes. Worn, holes, repaired with running stitch.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Grafton H. Pyne

Italian, 1700–25

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

111 x 109 cm (43 11/16 x 42 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.513

Medium or Technique

Silk woven

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles