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Piece of brocade

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The ground is of corded red silk and the design of interlocking leaves forming an ogival framework, an enclosing conventional, symmetrical branches flowers is woven with yellow silk and narrow strips of metal. The flowers are detailed with red blocks.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th–17th century

Dimensions

Height x width: 26 x 23 cm (10 1/4 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

93.808

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles