Brocade

Italian
14th century


Dimensions

19 x 25 cm (7 1/2 x 9 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: About 0.25 x 0.19

Accession Number

04.1637

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Pinkish orange satin ground. The design, of which only portions appear, consists of birds affronted, heads turned, within pointed ovals, surrounded by an ogival, arabesque framework; woven with silk wound with gold.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection