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Piece of brocade

Bluish violet silk ground on which is a powder of cone-like forms woven with yellow silk sparsely wound with silver gilt. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.707

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles