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Piece of brocade

Plum-colored ground, with symmetrically arranged bunches of flowers, separated by peacocks and seated dogs. Woven with bright and light yellow, pink, bright green, white and plum-colored silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

97.556

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles