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Piece of brocade

The ground, which is woven with red silk and narrow strips of silver gilt, is covered with zig-zag lines of red. On this are large and small sprays of conventional flowers, woven with gold thread.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, Probably 17th century

Accession Number

93.783

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles