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Piece of brocade

White ribbed ground covered with a design of flat strips of silver, at intervals flowers and leaves in greens, yellow, deep pink and mouse-colored silk and thin strips of silver gilt. Much darned. Lined with yellow silk and edged with gold lace.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 17th–18th century

Accession Number

07.995

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles