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Piece of brocade


Dimensions

Height x width: 15 3/8 x 9 13/16 in. (39 x 25 cm)

Accession Number

28.323

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: reddish orange satin. Design: round pineapple-like fruit repeated in rows, woven with green, yellow, and white silk.

Provenance

1928, Adolfo Loewi, Venice; 1928, sold by Loewi to the MFA for $2745 [see note 1]. (Accession Date: June 7, 1928)

NOTES:
[1] Seven textiles (MFA accession nos. 28.320 - 28.326) were purchased for this amount.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund