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Piece of brocade

The ground is of pink silk and narrow strips of silver gilt. The design of a powder of conventional leaves curved to form round spots, is woven with white silk and silver gilt.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th?–17th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts