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Brocade fragment

Italian


Dimensions

Overall: 55.9 x 47 cm (22 x 18 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

28.116

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: cream white silk. Design: narrow stripes, small floral sprays connected by ribbons to form an undulating line, alternating with stripes on unconnected floral sprays, woven with pale pinkish orange, reddish violet, yellowish green, bluish green, and cream white silk. Two pieces sewed together, trimmed with gold gimp along side. (two pieces separated, one made a duplicate, trimming removed).

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates