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Piece of brocade

The ground is of ribbed black and pink silk. Zig-zag bands separate rows of diamonds and oblong forms. At intervals are large irregular medallions enclosing branches of flowers or pots of flowering plants. The design, like the ground, is woven with pink and black silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably 18th or 19th century

Accession Number

96.429

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles