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Piece of brocade

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The ground is of faded pink satin. The design is a development of Italian 15th century velvets with leaf-like forms on which are conventional, symmetrical bunches of flowers. The design is woven with yellow silk. Cut....

Credit Line

Bequest of James William Paige

Probably Italian, Probably 16th century

Dimensions

54 x 96 cm (21 1/4 x 37 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .96 x .54

Accession Number

95.1059

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles