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Piece of brocade

Violet damask ground. The design of sprigs of flowers is brought out in places with silver and gold thread, and dark red silk. Pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 17th century

Accession Number

00.462

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles