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Piece of brocade

The design of the 13th century, execution probably 16th century or later. The ground is of green silk only part of the raised design of circles and birds is shown. The design is of red silk. Like 93.257.


97.485-97.596 were aquired 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 Spanish,

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts