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Piece of brocade

The ground is of coeded violet silk covered with undulating lines of the same color. On this are woven with yellow silk sparsely wound with silver gilt, rows of conventional flowers in profile. Much worn and pieced. ...

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Accession Number

93.628

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles