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Piece of brocade

The ground is woven with white silk and narrow strips of silver. The pink and green silk of the all-over floral design shows through the ground. This piece was made up as a bourse when given.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16?–17th century

Accession Number

11.99

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles