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Brocade fragment

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White satin ground, the design of landscapes, shepherds, peacocks, parrots, fountains, etc., is of green, pink, yellow, white and black silk and light brown, cream color and blue velvet. A piece of the same type is catalogued at the Musés Royaux des Arts Decoratifs as work of the 17th-18th...

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Provenance

This piece was bought in Madrid and was registered as Andalusian of the 16th cent.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

17th–18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 46.4 x 57.8 cm (18 1/4 x 22 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

96.358

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles