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Piece of brocade

Ground is satin woven with black, white and yellow silk, while the design, which is composed of large conventional plant forms, and leaves is woven with white and yellow silk and thin strips of silver gilt.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

16th–17th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts