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Piece of brocade

Dull violet corded silk ground. The design of various sprays of conventional flowers or seed-vessels, is woven with silver and gold, two shades of green and faded pink silk. Pieced and worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts