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Piece of brocade

Deep violet ribbed silk ground, on which are sprays of flowers woven with violet silk partially wound with silver gilt, and with stems and leaves of bright green, and white silk. Much worn. Similar in design, but not in coloring to 96.526.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, Late 16th–17th century

Accession Number

96.583

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles