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Piece of brocade

On a ground of much faded pink silk is a design woven with yellow silk of rosettes and diamond-like forms.

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

Possibly Italian, Design 16th–17th century

Accession Number

97.486

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles