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Piece of brocade

Brown corded silk ground woven with thin strips of silver, on this is a design of peacock feathers woven with white silk sparsely wound with silver and yellow silk wound with silver gilt.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

96.629

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles