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Piece of brocade

Violet ground, woven with thin strips of silver gilt, on which are horizontal stripes; on the wide ones are dolphins and flowers, or birds and flowers; on the narrow ones simple geometrical designs. Woven with bright green, bright yellow, white, and light tan colored silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

96.582

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles