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Piece of brocade

Dark bluish violet silk ground on which is woven, with pale yellow silk and tarnished strips of silver, a close design of zig-zag lines and irregular forms.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, Late 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.1103

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles