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Piece of brocade

Reddish violet silk ground on which is a design of gold leaves, flowers and other forms woven with blue, green, and pink silk and silver thread. The metal threads are made by winding white and yellow silk with silver and silver gilt. Pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian,

Accession Number

97.542

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles