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Piece of brocade

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Pink satin ground on which are conventional flowers and irregular forms, woven with silver and gold thread and green, pink, and blue silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian or French, 17th century

Dimensions

Overall (a): 20.3 x 11.4 cm (8 x 4 1/2 in.) Other (Object B): 30.5 x 13.3 cm (12 x 5 1/4 in.) Height x width (c): 10 x 7 1/2 in. (25.4 x 19.1 cm)

Accession Number

93.937a-b

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles