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Piece of brocade

The ground is of corded light blue silk, which is covered with undulating lines of the same color. On this are large and small sprays of flowers in profile, woven with gold thread which shows in places the yellow silk foundation. Similar in design to 93.730 (T.1650).

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th?–17th century

Accession Number

93.309

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles