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Piece of brocade

The ground is woven with white silk and narrow strips of viler. The design of conventional flowers and leaves, is woven with yellow silk, and narrow strips of silver, and is outlined with red.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th century

Accession Number

93.668

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles