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Piece of brocade

The ground is of red silk woven with narrow strips of gold. the design consists of a powder of single flowers and leaves and oblong groups of two sprays of flowers and leaves woven with gold thread.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 17th century

Accession Number

93.268

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles