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Piece of brocade

White corded silk ground woven with narrow strips of silver. The design of stripes of flowering stems, with pairs of birds on them, and vases of conventional flowers, is woven with yellow silk and outlined and detailed with red. Much pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th century

Accession Number

95.1216

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles