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Piece of brocade

The ground is of blue satin, with a design of conventional flowers, woven with the same color. This is divided into irregular spaces by bands of flowers of silver. In each space is a bunch of conventional flowers, woven with silver and gold. Much of the metal is worn off leaving the white and...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, Probably 17th–18th century

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Textiles and Fashion Arts