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Brocade fragment

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Greenish-yellow satin ground; through this and through the leaves of the pattern which are of white silk, are woven thin strips of silver. The conventional flowers are woven of yellow silk thread, closely wound with silver. On one side is a pink and white striped selvedge.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales

Italian, 17th century

Dimensions

Overall: 14.6 x 14 cm (5 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

85.390

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles