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Piece of brocade

Bright green silk ground, with the design of scattered branches of flowers, woven with deep yellow silk and thin strips of silver gilt. Pieced, and edged with a white silk gimp, through which are run three strips of silver gilt.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.325

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles