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Piece of brocade

Bluish violet silk ground. The design which consists of conventional symmetrical sprays of leaves, seed vessels and flowers, framed by S-like forms detailed wtih dots and conventional leaves in groups of two, 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

Italian,

Accession Number

97.559

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles