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Piece of brocade

Woven with heavy linen, and with yellow and pink wool. The yellow and pink stripes are divided into squares by large rosette-like flowers of white and brown.


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

Italian, Probably 16th–17th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and wool, brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts