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Piece of brocade

Faded salmon-pink silk ground on which is woven, with yellow silk and narrow strips of tarnished metal, a close design of leaves and flowers. Pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Possibly Italian, Late 17th–18th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts