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Piece of brocade

The ground is woven with green silk and narrow strips of silver gilt. The design of sprays of flowers in profile, is woven with light brown silk, and narrow strips of silver gilt. The sprays consist of a flower in profile, and a deeply indented leaf. Turning in the opposite direction from...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, Probably 17th century

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Textiles and Fashion Arts