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Piece of brocade

The ground is woven with pink silk, faded in most places to a soft light brown. The design of large conventional leaves, branches and rosette-like forms and other conventional forns, is woven with gold thread. The different parts of the design are brought put by the difference in the weave. ...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 17th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts