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Piece of brocade

The ground and design are both of yellow silk and gold thread. The design of a framework of curved bands and conventional flowers filling the open spaces and running under the framework, is outlined with deep pink silk.

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,

Accession Number

97.565

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles