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Piece of brocade

White satin ground, on which is a design of cherubs' heads from which grow bunches of flowers. The design is woven with white, pink, violet, yellow and green silk. Pieced and much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian or Spanish,

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Brocade (brocatelle)


Textiles and Fashion Arts