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Panel of brocade

Brocaded in polychrome silks on a ground of ivory satin. Symmetrical pattern (on a very large scale) of flowers, fruit and leafy vines with fantastic birds, hares and squirrels perched among them. At the bottom of the panel, a large urn with a flowering tree growing out of it on which sit two...

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Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund

Italian, 1700–50

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

50.150

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade with linen backing

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles