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Piece of brocade

The ground is woven with white silk and narrow strips of silver. The design of rows of sprays of flowers and leaves set close together to give an all-over effect, is woven with green and pink silk. Pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts