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Piece of brocade

The design consists of zig-zag horizontal lines woven with green and gray-blue wool and yellow and white linen.

Provenance

Acquired by the donor by exchange with the Pratt Institute of Brooklyn, N.Y.,From the Collection bought by them of Salvadore & Son of Florence, Italy, in 1897.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, Probably 17th century

Accession Number

97.500

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles