About This Artwork

France or Italy

Panel, c. 1860/1890 (based on a 1720s lace pattern)

Silk, gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts bound in twill interlacings, some bound by supplementary binding warps, and self-patterned by areas of twill interlacing
103.2 x 55.2 cm (40 5/8 x 21 3/4 in.)
Warp repeat: 56.8 cm (22 3/8 in.)
Weft repeat: point repeat

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson through the Antiquarian Society, 1895.877

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