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Piece of brocade

The ground is of green satin. The design consists of sprays of leaves and flowers woven with light brown silk and narrow strips of silver gilt, and of diamonds and 16-sided forms. These are woven with white silk and narrow strips of silver gilt. A is pieced and worn.

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th–17th century

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Textiles and Fashion Arts