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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


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)

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


Textiles and Fashion Arts