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Piece of brocade

The ground is woven with cream-white silk and narrow strips of silver, and is covered with sprays of conventional leaves, woven with white silk and rows of oblong conventional forms set obliquely, of pink silk and gold thread. Much worn and stained.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 17th century

Accession Number

93.311

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles