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Piece of brocade

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White silk woven with narrow strips of silver. The design of stems bearing flowers is woven with light and dark pink, light blue, green, and deep reddish violet silk, and gold cord. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian or French, 17th(?)–18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 21.6 x 25.4 cm (8 1/2 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

93.879

Medium or Technique

Silk and gold-colored metalic wrapped on silk core brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles