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Piece of brocade

Red silk ground on which is woven with gold thread the design of ogival frame-works connected by crowns and enclosing pots of flowering plants.

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, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

97.572

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles