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Piece of brocade

The ground and the design are both woven with yellow silk. The design of stems bearing large open flowers and others in profile, is distinguished from the ground by the broad outline of red silk. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, Probably 17th century

Accession Number

93.800

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles