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Piece of brocade

Dark violet silk ground powdered with a design of small conventional plant forms woven with green silk, gold and a little tarnished silver thread. Very much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, late 16th–17th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts