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Piece of brocade

Pink faded to pinkish buff. The ground is of linen; the design of diagonal lines of blocks forming diamonds, each of which encloses a block is of silk of the same color as the 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, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

97.491

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles