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Piece of brocade

Deep bluish violet silk ground on which is a powder of conventional plant and other forms woven with gold and silver thread. The metal threads are made by winding white and yellow silk with narrow strips of gold and silver gilt. Pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian,

Accession Number

93.267

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles