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Piece of brocade

Dark red corded silk ground, on which are woven vases of flowers, scattered flowers, and lizards, with yellow, green,and light blue slik, and thin strips of silver and silver gilt. B is pieced. Both much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, Late 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.297a-b

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles