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Piece of brocade

White silk ground woven with narrow strips of silver, on which are sprays of open roses, and buds, woven with pink, deep crimson and yellow silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, Probably 17th–18th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts