Silk satin length with salmon pink ground patterned with early "bizarre" silk design with musicians playing musical horns, birds, lions, and floral sprays. Selvedge on both sides of six cords.
Horace Morison; gift to the MFA, October 14, 1948
Gift of Horace Morison
European, about 1700
83.8 x 53.2 cm (33 x 20 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk 7/1 satin damask ground, patterned in 1/3 S-twill order, supplementary continuous silk and discontinuous silk and gilt-metallic patterning wefts bound on front in 1/3 S-twill order