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Piece of brocade

The ground is woven with bluish violet silk and silver wire. The design of sprays of leaves, seed vessels and flowers in profile, is woven with white, pink and green silk and silver and gold thread, and is outlined with bluish violet silk. The stem of one branch runs through the middle of a...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th–17th century

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Textiles and Fashion Arts