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Piece of brocade

White silk ground on which is woven with dull pink silk faded to light tan-color a design of sprays and bunches of conventional flowers. The middle of many of the leaves and flowers is detailed with squares.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Possibly Italian, Probably 17th century

Accession Number

96.616

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles