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Piece of brocade

Spanish or Italian
16th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 63.5 x 46 cm (25 x 18 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

07.596

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

This variety of brocade is known as brocatelle. Ground deep yellow; the design, which is woven with white and dull light brown silk may have been inspired by Moorish-Arabesques. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection