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Piece of brocade

The ground is of yellow silk. The design of an ogival frame work formed by large leaves and stems, detailed with dots, and enclosing symmetrical composite flower forms, is of light yellow silk and violet satin.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian or Spanish, Middle to end of 16th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts