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Piece of brocade

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Ground red satin, design of conventional flowers, buds, and leaves woven with yellow, bright green, and white silk. This piece may have been made in Persia or Turkey, for the Italian market, or in Italy, from an Eastern design.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales

Italian or Oriental, Late 16th century

Dimensions

Height x width: 43 x 20 cm (16 15/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

85.365

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles