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Piece of brocade

Corded white silk ground on which is woven with violet, green and white silk and gold thread a powder of symmetrical conventional plant forms. Pieced. The gold thread is made by winding yellow silk with narrow strips of silver gilt.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Possibly Italian, 16th(?)–17th century

Accession Number

93.818

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles