Brocade fragment

Italian
17th century


Dimensions

Overall: 16 x 52 cm (6 5/16 x 20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

24.398

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is woven with red silk with a satin surface. The weft is jute, or some similar fiber. The design of a large flower with smaller leaves and flowers is woven with the yellow silk warp ribbed by the heavy weft and thin strips of metal which form part of the weft.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection