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Piece of brocade

The ground is of red satin. The design, only a part of which is shown, consists of rows of long leaf-like forms, from the joining of which spring conventional flowering plants, and is woven with light brown, light green and bluish green silk, and tarnished metal thread.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian or Turkish,

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts