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Brocade fragment

The ground is woven with gold thread. The design of castles, mounted hunters with spears, man firing a gun, dogs, deer and large flowers, is woven with white, pink, brown, light yellowish green, blue and violet silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian or Spanish, 18th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts