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Piece of brocade

The corded red silk ground is woven with narrow strips of silver gilt, and is covered with small sprays woven with red silk; on this, at intervals, are large conventional flowers in profile, which are woven with gold thread.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, Probably 17th century

Accession Number

93.781

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles