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Piece of brocade

The ground is of bluish violet silk. The design consists of curving leaves and crescents arranged to suggest flowers, and is woven with gold thread.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, Probably 17th century

Accession Number

97.543

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles