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Piece of brocade

Red satin ground on which is part of an ogival frame-work enclosing floral ornaments woven with white silk and narrow strips of silver gilt. Much soiled and worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th century?

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts