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Piece of brocade

Green silk ground woven with thin strips of silver. This is broken by a powder of irregular shaped spots much cut up; woven with white, and light brown silk, and pale yellow silk wound with thin strips of silver. Very similar to 95.1210. Pieced.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales

Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

85.374

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles