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Piece of brocade

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The ground is woven with gold thread. The design of irregular forms containing bunches of fruit, flowers, and leaves is woven with pink, violet, and green silk and silver and gold.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian or French, 17th century

Dimensions

Overall: 15.9 x 46.4 cm (6 1/4 x 18 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

93.946

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles