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Yellow silk ground. The design of an ogival framework of large leaves enclosing symmetrical composite flower forms, is of red satin. Pieces of this type are called "Italian perhaps of Milan" by Slan S. Cole, in pp.108 and 109, figs.88 and 89. "Spanish work, 16th century." See Cat. dÉtoffes...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian or Spanish, mid-16th century


44 x 38.1 cm (17 5/16 x 15 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk and cotton brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts