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Piece of brocade

The ground is of light gray-blue satin. The design consists of s-like forms crossed by two leaves and of stiff stems from which spring branches of leaves in profile. This is woven with light blue and light green silk. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 17th century (?)

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts