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Piece of brocade

Yellow silk ground. The design of an ogival frame work enclosing symmetrical composite flower forms, is of white and red satin. Silver wire is woven into this piece.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian or Spanish, Middle to end of 16th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts