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Piece of brocade

The ground is woven with gold thread. The design of groups of two leaves and a conventional flower placed close together, to give an all-over effect, is woven with brown silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 17th century

Accession Number

04.1657

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles