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Piece of brocade

The ground is of corded red silk and narrow strips of silver gilt. The design of a powder of conventional plant forms, is woven with gold thread. Only a small part of three sprays shows.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 17th century

Accession Number

93.788

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles