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Piece of brocade

White silk ground woven with narrow strips of silver, on this is a design of curving bands and sprays of flowers, woven with gold thread and reddish violet, pink, blue, green and white silk. Much pieced and worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian or French, 17th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk and metal brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts