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Cloth section brocade

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Heliotrope satin ground, with the design of vases of conventional roses, and other flowers, woven with bright yellow, bright green, blue, and dull pink silk. Much worn in places. selvedges of bright green, yellow, heliotrope and white silk. 93.671 is similar in design, but not in color.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th century


Overall: 75.8 x 67 cm (29 13/16 x 26 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts