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Piece of brocade

The ground is of white satin. The design of an ogival framework enclosing palmette-like forms (?) from which spring leaves and flowers in profile, is of yellow and red. The main part of the design is yellow; the outline and small flowers are red. Pieced and worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.769

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles