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Piece of brocade

White and red silk ground on which is a design of an ogival frame work of large leaves connected by crowns, enclosing a vase from which grows an angular symmetrical plant. The design is of red and yellow.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian or Spanish, 16th–17th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Brocade (brocatelle)


Textiles and Fashion Arts