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Piece of brocade

Grayish-blue satin ground on which are rows of conventional branches of flowers separated by birds with spread wings. Woven with greenish yellow and light tan-colored silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Possibly Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts