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Textile length edged with metallic ribbon and lined with red silk plain weave (taffeta). Lent of satin damask brocaded in gilt metal filé and frisé yarn and polychrome silks on a satin damask ground. Conventionalized architectural motifs in silver with floral and fruit arrangements on knarled...

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Provenance

Charles Deering; bequest to MFA, September 14, 1950

Credit Line

Gift of the Charles Deering Estate

European, Early 18th century

Object Place

European

Dimensions

114.6 x 51.5 cm (45 1/8 x 20 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

50.3181

Medium or Technique

Silk 4/1 satin damask brocaded with silk and gilt-metallic wefts bound on front in 1/4 Z-twill order by every 6th warp

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles