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Piece of brocade

The ground is of light blue silk. The design of stems detailed with dots, and bearing conventional leaves and separate leaves and flowers, is woven with light brown silk, faded in places to deep cream color.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

96.508a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles