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Piece of brocade

Red corded silk ground. The design of interlocking leaves forming an ogival framework and enclosing bunches of conventional flowers, is woven with yellow silk and narrow strips of silver.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, Late 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.756

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles