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Piece of brocade

Blue satin ground, woven with narrow strips of silver; on this are conventional flowers arranged in rows, and woven with pink, white and yellow silk. The yellow silk is sparsely wound with silver gilt.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.307

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles