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Piece of brocade

The ground is of bluish violet corded silk and gold thread. On it are vines woven with the same shade of violet silk and rows of conventional gold flowers in profile. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, Probably 17th century

Accession Number

93.711

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles