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Piece of brocade

The ground is of red silk. On this are rows of single compound leaves and groups of three simple leaves arranged obliquely and close together to suggest an all-over pattern . The design is woven with gold thread and narrow strips of silver gilt.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th(?)–17th century

Accession Number

93.757a-b

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles