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Piece of brocade

The ground is of violet corded silk. The design of interlocking stems bearing leaves and flowers in profile and drawn in an angular manner, is woven woth gold thread. Pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

93.627

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles