Brocade

Italian
14th century


Dimensions

18 x 63 cm (7 1/16 x 24 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .63 x .18

Accession Number

15.844

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Dull light violet satin ground. The design of scrolling stems bearing large and small leaves, griffins and peacocks, is woven with flesh color and yellow silk and gilded gold beater’s skin.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection