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Piece of brocade

The ground is yellow silk wound with thin strips of metal (gold?). The design of rows of ovals enclosing a figure of a man with a halo, the vestments of the Greek church, and both hands raised in blessing; is woven with the same metal thread and white, black, and light blue silk. Above each hand...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

probably Russian,

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts