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Piece of brocade

Deep reddish plum-colored silk ground on which is a powder of conventional flowers suggesting fleur-de-lis woven with bright green, light blue and salmon-colored silk. The ground is broken by oblique slashes.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 17th century (?)

Accession Number

97.544

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles