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Piece of brocade

White silk ground. The design of conventional fruit and flowers, with a bird pecking the fruit, and part of a vase, is woven with yellow and green silk, and outlined with light red.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian,

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Brocade (brocatelle)


Textiles and Fashion Arts