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Brocade Piece

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The brocade piece has a gilt background and a raised pattern in blue. There is an undulating wave pattern of a thick rope like pattern which forms circular lozenges. This pattern is connected with English roses on the sides and the Royal crown on the bottom. Inside the lozenges are mirrored leaves with acorns and another English rose on top. The fringe is in blue and gold. Edged with a gold braid.

Category:
textiles
Made from:
Brocade
Made in:
ENGLAND
Date made:
1937
Size:
113 × 139.7 cm (44 1/2 × 55 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
45.7
Class:
TEXTILE
Signature marks:
LABEL PART OF THE HANGINGS USED AT/WESTMINSTER ABBEY/AT THE/CORONATION/OF/KING GEORGE VI/May 12TH. 1937. Sewn to the back of the brocade piece. Printed in black ink.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973