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Piece of brocade

White satin ground, on which is outlined with green, a design of sprigs of flowers, framed with hexagonal forms, filled with S's and connected by rosettes. Sewed on to this is a very crude cross of dark green ribbon, gold and silver lace, and finished with tassels. Much worn.

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th–17th century

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Textiles and Fashion Arts