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Piece of brocade

Ground green satin, with the design, a powder of conventional forms, woven with silver and gilt thread. The metal threads were made by winding white silk with thin strips of silver and yellow silk with silver gilt.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales

Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

85.349

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles