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Piece of brocade

Blue satin ground. The design of long leaves, crowns, part of a vase of conventional flowers, a crowned human figure, a bird and a lion, is woven with yellow silk. T.2441 and T. 2442 have been joined to make 95.1195.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts