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Fragment

Italian
Late 16th(?)–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 31.5 x 47 cm (12 3/8 x 18 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

96.619

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is woven with white silk and narrow strips of silver. The design consists of sprays of long leaves and flowers, S-shaped forms, bearing flowers and leaves and branches with four fan-shaped leaves and flowers. The leaves as a rule are woven with light golden brown silk. The flowers and details with pink, violet and light green. A similar piece made up of many fragments was given by Denman W. Ross in 1906 and was made D.96.619.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection