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Piece of brocade

Yellow silk ground. The grotesque design of cherubs' heads, birds, lions and plant forms, is woven with deep pink and white silk. Similar in design to 96.548.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Brocade (brocatelle)


Textiles and Fashion Arts