Ground: dark blue satin. Design: conventional floral forms with Arabic letters, birds, and animals woven with gold thread (gilded silver wound on neutral yellow silk), neutral orange, and a little cream white silk. Very much worn and patched.
Probably acquired in Spain by Adolfo Loewi, Venice; 1928, sold by Loewi to the MFA for $2745 [see note 1]. (Accession Date: June 7, 1928) NOTES:  Seven textiles (MFA accession nos. 28.320 - 28.326) were purchased for this amount.
Harriet Otis Cruft Fund