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Piece of brocade

Italian
15th–16th century


Dimensions

Height x width (a): 13 3/4 x 1 3/16 in. (35 x 3 cm) Height x width (b): 14 x 1 3/16 in. (35.5 x 3 cm)

Accession Number

24.396a-b

Medium or Technique

Linen, silk, and metal thread brocade

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The design consists of two panels showing the “Annunciatication”. It is woven with white, green, blue, and red silk, and linen thread wound with tarnished goldbeaters skin. It has been cut at the sides and borders sewed on. Like 24.397. [handwritten on back of card] borders removed - two sep. parts

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection