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Piece of brocade

Red satin ground. The design of long leaves arranged to form an ogival framework and enclosing symmetrical conventional bunches of leaves and seed vessels, is woven with white silk and gold thread.

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

Italian, 17th century

Accession Number

97.575

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles