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Piece of brocade

This variety of brocade is known as brocatelle. Ground deep yellow; the design, which is woven with white and dull light brown silk may have been inspired by Moorish-Arabesques. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Spanish or Italian, 16th century

Accession Number

07.596

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles