Tapestry

Collection Type

  • Textiles

GUSN

GUSN-198070

Description

Tapestry with a solid green velvet border over a panel with a repeating design of a row of blue peacocks, brown lions, and spotted leopards. All the animals are separated by large flowers and curved green and gold leaves. The edges are bound in a braided rope of green, pink and cream. The backing is a solid pink with embroidered diamonds. There is a row of hooks on the reverse for hanging.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tapestries
cotton (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
silk (textile)
Tapestry

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P121

Related Items

Title Tapestry Accession Number 2006.44.545

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

13/16 x 49 4/16 x 100 7/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.544