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Piece of brocade

Both the ground and the design are of white silk; the design which is woven in satin consists of an ogival framework, enclosing forms made up of conventional flowers and leaves. The design, which is often found in velvets, dates from the late 15th cent. selvedge of white linen, and green and...

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Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales

Italian, 16th century

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Textiles and Fashion Arts