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Brocade fragments

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Yellow silk ground woven with a fine metal thread. the design, of an ogival frame work composed of large leaves enclosing composite flower forms, is of white silk and pink satin. Pieced. Pieces of this type are called "Italian perhaps Milanese work about 1560" by Alan S. Cole in Ornament in...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Spanish or Italian, mid to end of 16th century

Dimensions

Height x width: 47 x 61.5 cm (18 1/2 x 24 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

93.672

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles