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Piece of brocade

Red satin ground; design of scrolls, men with arms and legs turnig into foliage, and peacocks, woven with light blue, white, and yellow silk. Green satin selvedge.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales

Italian, Late 16th century

Accession Number

85.354a-b

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles