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Piece of brocade

The ground is of violet corded silk and covered with undulating lines of the same color. On this are sprays of large and small flowers, in profile, woven with gold thread, which shows in places the yellow silk foundation. Similar in design to 93.309 (T.1196).

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th(?)–17th century

Accession Number

93.730

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles