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Piece of brocade

The ground is of bright yellow silk. The design of a bird with wings spread and alighting on a scroll, only part of which is shown, is woven with red silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian or Spanish,

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts