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Piece of brocade

The ground is of blue satin. The design of twisting stems bearing flowers and leaves, is woven with gold thread and outlined with white silk. The metal is worn away in many places exposing the yellow silk foundation. Cut up and pieced to make a stole.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, Probably 17th century

Accession Number

96.579

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles