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Piece of brocade

The ground is of violet silk. The design of sprays of leaves and flowers, growing from short conventional stems, is woven with yellow and white silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, Probably 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.277

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles