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Piece of brocade

Silver ground; design, curving line broken with flowers and joined with festoons. Woven with gold thread, red, blue, green, brown and white silk. Lined with red silk and trimmed with gold lace.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian or French, 17th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silver ground, brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts