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Piece of brocade

The ground is of corded red silk. The design of conventional symmetrical forms suggesting a seed vessel, partially surrounded by two leaves with deeply dentated edges, is woven with gold thread. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th(?)–17th century

Accession Number

93.810

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles