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Piece of brocade

Corded red silk ground, with flowers and leaves arranged in a whirl and woven with deep cream-colored silk wound with silver gilt. Yellow silk selvedge on one side. Pieced three times.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, Late 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.558

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles