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Piece of brocade

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Gold ground, the confused design of naturalistic flowers and conventional leaves and other forms is woven with pink white and green silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian or French, 17th century

Dimensions

Overall (a): 55.2 x 11.5 cm (21 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.) Other (Object B): 26.7 x 26 cm (10 1/2 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

93.939a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk with gold and silver-colored metallic thread wrapped on silk core brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles