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Piece of brocade

Italian
17?–18th century


Dimensions

Overall: 103.5 x 53.5 cm (40 3/4 x 21 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1265

Medium or Technique

Silk polychrome brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of white silk, woven in a design of various sized diamonds. On this are bunches of flowers and dishes of fruit and leaves, woven with several shades of strong pink, blue, dark and light green, red and black.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elizabeth H. Smith