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Piece of brocade

The design consists of two panels showing the "Annunciatication". It is woven with white, green, blue, and red silk, and linen thread wound with tarnished goldbeaters skin. It has been cut at the sides and borders sewed on. Like 24.397. [handwritten on back of card] borders removed - two sep....

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 15th–16th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen, silk, and metal thread brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts