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Piece of brocade

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Yellow satin ground on which is woven with heavy white silk a design of an ogival frame-work enclosing a conventional symmetrical plant form. The white silk looks almost like linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, Design of the 15th–16th century

Dimensions

72.5 x 52.5 cm (28 9/16 x 20 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

93.581

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles