Ground red satin; the design of forms composed of flowers, leaves, etc., is woven with green, blue, pink, yellow and white silk, and gold thread, which was made by winding yellow silk with thin strips of silver gilt.
Purchased by the donor of J. Pallotti
Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales
French or Italian, Late 17th–18th century
Overall (a): 57.2 x 19.1 cm (22 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.) Other (Object B): 8.9 x 30.5 cm (3 1/2 x 12 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk with gold-colored metallic thread wrapped on silk core brocade