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Green silk ground, on which is woven with silver and gold thread, a powder of flower forms; on this are applied three floriated Greek crosses of cloth of gold. The metal threads used in this brocade were made by winding silk with thin strips of silver, and silver gilt. Bound on two sides with...

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Provenance

Purchased by the donor of J. Pallotti

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales

Italian, 16th–17th century

Accession Number

85.310

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes