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Large shaped cover

Large shaped cover; heavy, light-neutral-brown silk ground with design brocaded with white, black, and yellow heavy silk arranged in vertical bands of pairted leaves, small birds and lozenges; edged with bright blue and yellow knotted silk fringe on all sides.

Credit Line

Gift of the Charles Deering Estate

Italian (Calabria), 18th–19th century

Object Place

Calabria, Italy

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts