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The ground is of white satin. The design is a development of that of the Italian 15th century velvets in which large leaf-like forms are detailed with conventional, symmetrical bunches of flowers. In this piece the leaf-like forms are separated by a frame-work of conventional flowers and leaves....

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Dimensions

Overall: 65 x 75 cm (25 9/16 x 29 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

95.1213

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles