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Piece of brocade

Very pale greenish yellow satin ground; across the bottom is woven, with gold thread and white silk, a deep border of conventional flowers and birds; the main field is divided by stripes of birds and foliage.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century(?)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts