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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


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

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts