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Ground of silver, with the design of flowers woven with dull pinks, shading into violets, light and dark green silk and gold thread. The metal thread is made by winding silk with silver or silver gilt. On the ends are crosses of gold lace, in the middle, one of silver gimp; yellow cotton and...

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Provenance

Purchased by the donor of J. Pallotti

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales

Italian, 17th century

Accession Number

85.288

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes