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Piece of brocade

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Yellow silk ground on which are parts of a large cone-like device made of looped weaving of tarnished gold thread.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian?, Probably 16th century

Dimensions

measurements for all 4 pieces are listed in Other dimensions

Accession Number

96.607a-d

Medium or Technique

Silk and gilt metal thread brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles