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Piece of brocade

Deep cream-colored silk ground on which is woven, with white silk sparsely wound with tarnished metal, a design of large discs formed of eight flowers in profile surrounding rosettes.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Possibly Italian,

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts