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Piece of brocade

The ground is of white silk, woven in a design of various sized diamonds. On this are bunches of flowers and dishes of fruit and leaves, woven with several shades of strong pink, blue, dark and light green, red and black.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elizabeth H. Smith

Italian, 17?–18th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk polychrome brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts