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Piece of brocade

The ground is of violet satin. What can be seen of the design of curved and angular framework enclosing conventional flower forms, is woven with yellow 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, Probably 16th century

Accession Number

97.563

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles