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Piece of brocade

The ground is of dark violet corded silk and naroow strips of silver, and is covered with an interlacing vine woven with the same shade of violet. At intervals are rows of alternate large and small gold flowers in profile.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 17th century

Accession Number

93.705

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles