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Piece of brocade

The ground is of gray blue satin. The design of a large vase in which grows a conventional plant bearing birds, is of white and yellow silk and silver wire.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian or Spanish, 17th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Brocade (brocatelle)


Textiles and Fashion Arts