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Piece of brocade

Italian
17th–18th century


Dimensions

Overall: 237.8 x 51.8 cm (93 5/8 x 20 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.920

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground and pattern are of red silk, in the worn places the natural colored linen worn places the natural colored linen warp and weft show. The large symmetrical design of composite floral forms is slightly raised.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection