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Piece of brocade

The ground is woven with red silk and strips of silver; the design of an undulating stem and open flowers, is of white and dull yellow silk. Much pieced, lined with red silk sewed by machine.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, Late 16th?–17th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts