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Piece of brocade

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White silk ground; the design of an ogival framework of large leaves joined by cones and enclosing a symmetrical conventional plant form is woven with pink, and light yellowish and white silk. Much faded.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Dimensions

Overall: 95.4 x 56.5 cm (37 9/16 x 22 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

00.474

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles