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Piece of brocade

The ground and design are of yellow silk. The all-over design of interlacing stems and leaves, 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, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

97.562

Medium or Technique

Brocade (brocatelle)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles