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Fragment of brocade

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Brocaded in silver and gilded silver wire wound on silk cores on a ground of wine-colored satin. Design of double-headed eagles and leaf motif. Selvedge on one side of two cords and several narrow green and white stripes.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Italian, 17th century

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

38.1 x 9.3 cm (15 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.1043

Medium or Technique

Silk with silk and gold metallic threads brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles