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Piece of brocade

Pink silk ground faded to yellow. The design which is woven in pink and white cotton, consists of long slender leaves arranged to form an ogival framework, and enclosing conventional, symmetrical sprays of flowers.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, Late 16th–17th century

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts