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Piece of brocade

Yellow silk ground on which is woven with red and yellow silk a design of an ogival frame-work enclosing vases, in which are bunches of symmetrically arranged conventional flowers with birds on them. Sitting on the framework are lions(?). Much pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian,

Accession Number

97.553

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles