Textile (Italy), 1750–1800
This is a Textile. It is dated 1750–1800 and we acquired it in 1955. Its medium is silk, metal and its technique is satin damasse with brocading in metal-wrapped silk; damasse (7&1 satin plus plain weave (grey) with discontinuous supplementary wefts (two metallics) bound on the front in 1/3 twill. It is a part of the Textiles department.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 113 x 55.9 cm (44 1/2 x 22 in.)
Cite this object as
Textile (Italy), 1750–1800; silk, metal; H x W: 113 x 55.9 cm (44 1/2 x 22 in.); Gift of L. Boyd and Annie McQuarrie Hatch; 1955-25-1-a/e