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Piece of brocade

The ground is of gray blue silk. The design of stripes of fancy weave and oblong, open flowers, seed-like forms, and oblong blocks, arranged in horizontal rows, is woven with yellow silk. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably 17th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts