Italian - Motif for Application, possibly 1700-1800

Italian

Motif for Application with Armorial Shield, possibly 1700-1800

Silk tabby applied on silk tabby embroidered with silk and metal yarns , 78.7 x 59.7 cm (31 x 23 1/2 in.)

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Object details

Accession number

T15e12

Primary Creator

Italian

Full title

Motif for Application with Armorial Shield

Creation Date

possibly 1700-1800

Description

Armorial motifs

Provenance


Entered Isabella Stewart Gardner's collection by 1903.

Dimensions

78.7 x 59.7 cm (31 x 23 1/2 in.)

Display Media

Silk tabby applied on silk tabby embroidered with silk and metal yarns

Web Commentary

Isabella Stewart Gardner kept meticulous records of many of her acquisitions. In keeping with this legacy, object information is continually being reviewed, updated, and enriched in order to give greater access to the collection.

Permanent Gallery Location

Early Italian Room

Bibliography

Adolph S. Cavallo. Textiles: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston, 1986), pp. 158-59, no. 115, ill. (as Italian, dated possibly 1700-1800)

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Commentary

Isabella Stewart Gardner kept meticulous records of many of her acquisitions. In keeping with this legacy, object information is continually being reviewed, updated, and enriched in order to give greater access to the collection.