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Piece of brocade

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Red corded silk ground. On this are rows of conventional plant forms and single flowers in profile arranged to suggest the palm or cone design of the East, and woven with gold thread. Much worn and pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian(?), 17th century

Dimensions

74 x 20 cm (29 1/8 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

93.782

Medium or Technique

Silk and gold-colored metallic thread brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles