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Piece of brocade

The ground is woven with yellow silk, and narrow strips of gold. The design of scrolls, festoons of flowers and symmetrically arranged bunches is woven with gold and silver cord. Pieced.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Sarah Wyman Whitman

Probably Italian, 17th–18th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts