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Piece of brocade

Ground woven with cream-colored silk and silver. The design flowers and vases in an ogival frame-work is woven yellow, pink, green and blue silk. The design belongs to the late 16th century. This is probably a later reproduction. Edged with silver and cream-colored gimp.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian,

Accession Number

20.936

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles