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Piece of brocade

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Faded salmon pink ground, on which is a design of various birds and flowers, woven with light blue, light green, brown, white and pink silk and chenille. Spangles have been sewed on in places. Pieced many times.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Possibly Italian or Spanish, Late 17th–early 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 102 x 50.5 cm (40 3/16 x 19 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

96.419

Medium or Technique

Silk and chenille brocade with gold-colored spangles

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles