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Piece of brocade

Plum-colored satin ground,with a design of rows of branches bearing flowers, or Seed-vessels; the stems and leaves are woven with bright yellow silk,the seed-vessels and flowers, with white, bright blue and pale violet silk. Bees between some of the flowers.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, Very late 16th–17th century

Accession Number

97.546

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles