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Piece of brocade

The ground is of deep grayish violet satin. The design of rows of conventional symmetrical forms joined by curving stems, is woven with gold thread, the foundation of which is greenish yellow silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, Probably 17th century

Accession Number

93.745

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles