Silk, warp-float faced satin weave; embroidered with silk floss, silk yarns, and silk-wrapped-metal purl in brick, bullion, Ceylon, chain, knot, lattice filling, overcast, running, satin, Smyrna cross, tent, and a variety of buttonhole stitches; laid work, couching, and padded couching; French and Turkey knots; applied areas of linen, plain weave; seed pearls, coral beads, and mica; and silk, plain weave with ground weft fringe; edged with gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk and gilt-metal strip, plain weave; silver hardware; wooden frame; lined with marbled paper; silk, plain weave; and silk, plain weave with supplementary pile warps forming cut solid velvet
Inscription: R.S. I.P. 1668
39 × 38.3 × 29 cm (15 3/8 × 15 × 11 1/2 in.)
Purchased with funds provided by Mrs. Chauncey B. Borland and Mrs. Edwin A. Seipp
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The Art Institute of Chicago, Gallery 68-69, Department of European Decorative Arts, August 1988- March 20, 1989
The Art Institute of Chicago, Department of European Decorative Arts, Gallery 68/69 Case, European Textile Masterpieces from Coptic Times through the 19th Century, September 27, 1989–January 22, 1990
The Art Institute of Chicago, Department of European Decorative Arts, Gallery 68/69 Case, Textile Masterpieces from the Art Institute of Chicago’s Collection, December 17, 1992–June 17, 1993
The Art Institute of Chicago, Gallery 68-69, Department of European Decorative Arts, September 11, 1996- February 20, 1997
The Art Institute of Chicago, Gallery 68-69, Department of European Decorative Arts, August 26- December 30, 1998
The Art Institute of Chicago, Gallery 68-69, Department of European Decorative Arts, June 13, 2006- September 29, 2006
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