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Piece of brocade

The ground is of red satin. The design of a conventional, symmetrical plant and two birds, detailed with spots is of yellow and red silk and white satin.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian or Spanish, 16th–17th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts