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Piece of brocade

White silk ground woven with narrow strips of silver gilt, on this is an all over design of scrolling stems bearing conventional leaves and flowers. The design is woven with yellow silk and outlined with pink silk. Pieced and worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

11.98

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles