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Piece of brocade

Probably Italian
16?–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 25 x 46.5 cm (9 13/16 x 18 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.99

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is woven with white silk and narrow strips of silver. The pink and green silk of the all-over floral design shows through the ground. This piece was made up as a bourse when given.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection