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The corded red silk ground is woven with narrow strips of gold. The design of rows of conventional flowers joined by curving stems and forming ogival frameworks, is woven with gold thread. Much of the metal is worn off leaving the yellow silk foundation. Trimmed with silver gilt, and lined...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th–17th century

Dimensions

48 x 54 cm (18 7/8 x 21 1/4 in.); Legacy dimension: .54 x .48

Accession Number

95.1222

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes