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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


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

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Medium or Technique

Silk brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts