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Piece of brocade

The ground and design are woven with yellow silk and thin strips of silver. The diaper design of the background and the outline of the pattern of flowers are of ribbed weaving of viuolet colored silk. On one side of each piece is a selvedge of yellow and violet silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

96.587a-b

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles