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Brocade

The ground is woven with yellow silk and narrow strips of metal. The design of large conventional flowers and acanthus-like leaves, is woven with a deeper shade of yellow than the ground and is outlined with various widths of dark red satin.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian,

Accession Number

93.567

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles