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Piece of brocade

Ground pink satin; design which is woven with silver gilt twisted around silk thread gives the effect of an all-over design, but is composed of stripes of heavy branches bearing flowers.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

07.610

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles