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Fragment

The ground is woven with white silk and narrow strips of silver. The design consists of sprays of long leaves and flowers, S-shaped forms, bearing flowers and leaves and branches with four fan-shaped leaves and flowers. The leaves as a rule are woven with light golden brown silk. The flowers...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, Late 16th(?)–17th century

Accession Number

96.619

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles