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Piece of brocade

Ground: red corded silk. Design: all over conventional floral design, woven with yellow silk and strips of tarnished metal. Trimmed with tarnished metal lace.

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates

Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

28.109

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles