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Piece of brocade

Pink satin ground faded to light tan-color on which is woven with deep cream-colored silk a design of leaves enclosing vases with heads for handles; in each vase is a symmetrical bunch of carnations, tulips and other flowers. Similar in design to 93.589 and 93.519.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, Probably 17th century

Accession Number

93.735

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles