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Piece of brocade

Corded gray-blue ground on which is woven with white silk a design of very conventional flowers, seed-vessels and leaves; the warp is of natural-colored linen.

Provenance

97.485 - 97.596 were acquired by the donor by exchange with the Pratt Institute of Brooklyn, N.Y.,From the Collection bought by them of Salvadore & Son of Florence, Italy, in 1897

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, Probably 16th–17th century

Accession Number

97.576

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles