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Piece of brocade

Deep cream colored silk ground covered with gold thread; on this is a design of ribbons and flowers, woven with gold and silver thread and green violet, blue, and white silk. Pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian or French, 17th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts