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Piece of brocade

Italian
17th–18th century


Dimensions

a: Overall: 119.7 x 54.9 cm (47 1/8 x 21 5/8 in.) b:Overall: 121.9 x 56.8 cm (48 x 22 3/8 in.) c:Overall: 102.9 x 57.2 cm (40 1/2 x 22 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

20.919

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground and slightly raised pattern are of red silk, in the worn places the natural-colored linen (?) warp and weft show. The large symmetrical design is made up of composite flower and fruit forms. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection