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Piece of brocade

Ground bright green corded silk, with the design of conventional flowers arranged so as to give the effect of a close all-over design; woven with white silk, and thin strips of silver gilt. Pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

96.539

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles