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Piece of brocade

The ground is woven with light dull brown silk and silver wire. The design of large leaves and sprays of conventional flowers and leaves, is woven with yellow, light green, light blue, pink and white silk and gold thread, and is outlined with light dull brown silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.821

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles