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Piece of brocade

Dark red corded silk ground. The design of an ogival frame work connected by crowns and circles, and conventional plant forms is woven with gold thread, made by winding yellow silk with silver gilt. Pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

03.1376

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles