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Piece of brocade

The ground is of silver. The design of large conventional flower and leaf forms with scalloped edges arranged to suggest undulating lines, is woven with silver and gold and green satin. Lined with deep yellow canvas.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, Probably 17th century

Accession Number

00.457

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles