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Piece of brocade

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Salmon pink satin ground, on which are rows of ladies with hoop skirts and men standing beside plunging horses. Between the figures are various kinds of flowers and birds. The design is woven with light and dark blue, pink, and two shades of green silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian or Spanish, Late 17th century

Dimensions

Overall: 97.5 x 57 cm (38 3/8 x 22 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.489

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles