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Green satin ground with ornamental zig-zag bands, between which are bunches of flowers flanked by birds, squirrels and dogs woven with deep and light yellow, bright blue and white silk. Pieced in the middle.

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th–17th century


104 x 67 cm (40 15/16 x 26 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts