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Piece of brocade

White silk ground on which is a design of symmetrical groups of flowers surrounded by small bunches of flowers; woven with pink, green and yellow silk. Fine metal threads are run through the ground.

Provenance

97.485 - 97.596 were 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, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

97.591

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles