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Piece of brocade

The ground is woven with green silk and narrow strips of silver. This is covered with a indistinct design of leaves and branches, woven with wider separated threads of white silk. At regular intervals are rows of rosette-like flowers of white silk, sparsely wound with silver.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 17th century

Accession Number

93.819

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles