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Piece of brocade

The ground is of blue silk. The design of conventional flowers in profile, arranged oblizuely in rows, is woven with blue and yellow silk. The main part of the pattern is blue, the outline yellow. Two patches of pink silk....

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th?–17th century

Accession Number

93.616

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles