Brocade fragment

design of 13th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 23 1/4 x 11 in. (59 x 28 cm)

Accession Number

07.694

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Yellow satin ground; design of gray cotton sparsely wound with silver gilt. This piece is of the same design as No. 12 in Collection d’Anciennes Étoffes, réunies et déscrites Mme. Isabelle Errera, Bruxelles, 1901. But that piece is described as purple-blue silk, decorated with gilded-golbeater’s skin.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection