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Piece of brocade

Yellow silk ground with rows of conventional sprays of leaves and acorns woven with white linen, and outlined with light brown wool or vice-versa.

Provenance

Gift of Charles Henry Parker,From the Estate of Alfred Greenough

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection

Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

85.47

Medium or Technique

Fabrics: brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles