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Fragment of a border

Probably Italian
Probably 17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 42 x 67.5 cm (16 9/16 x 26 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

93.806

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is woven with red and white silk and narrow strips of silver. The design of the main border consists of a drop repeat of conventional flowers and leaves. The narrow borders on each side of this consist of 6-petal flowers and leaf forms (?). The outer border on the other side consists of palmate forms.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection