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Warp figured ribbon

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Warp figured ribbon; white silk ground, central broad stripe of yellow flanked by narrower green stripes, over central yellow stripe repeat in extra pink, green, and white warps, of flowering plant with perching bird holding rosette-like blossom in beak; highly conventionalized angular...

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Credit Line

Gift of Horace Morison

Italian, 18th century

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

6 x 131.4 cm (2 3/8 x 51 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

48.1195

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles