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Fragment

Ground: red satin damask (undulating floral pattern (in weft). Design: part of bird and several flowers woven with gold (gilded silver wound on yellow silk) weft.

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund

probably Italian, 17th century

Accession Number

30.657

Medium or Technique

Satin brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles