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Piece of brocade

Ground white silk, with a large design of an ogival frame-work enclosing a symmetrical and conventional bunch of flowers, woven with red silk. A is pieced; both much worn. Same type of design as 91.178, 93.327 a and b, 93.486, 93.473 a and b, 93.578, 85.331, and 93.56. A similar piece is catalogued...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian or possibly Spanish, Design 15th–16th century, work 16th century

Accession Number

93.566a-b

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles