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Fragment

The ground and slightly raised pattern are of pinkish red silk, in the worn places the natural colored linen (?) weft shows; the large symmetrical design is made up of composite plant forms. Very much worn and faded.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 17th–18th century

Accession Number

22.353

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles