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Piece of brocade

Ground: red satin. Design: conventional all-over pattern woven with gold and silver thread (gilded silver wound on yellow silk, and silver wound on white silk).

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates

Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

28.111

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles