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Piece of brocade

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The ground and design are of yellow silk and gold thread. The design of interlacing framework enclosing a symmetrical, conventional arrangement of floral ornament, is outlined with deep pink silk and detailed with blocks of red silk.


97.485 - 97.596 were acquired by the donor by exchange with the Pratt Institute of Brooklyn, N.Y.,From the Collection bought by them of Salvadore & Son of Florence, Italy, in 1897

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian,


20.7 x 28.8 cm (8 1/8 x 11 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk and gilt metal threads brocade (brocatelle)


Textiles and Fashion Arts