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Piece of brocade

Deep reddish violet silk ground on which is a powder of gold leaves from which spring pink flowers and green leaves. The gold thread is made by winding yellow silk with narrow strips of silver gilt. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Possibly Italian,

Accession Number

96.585

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles