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Piece of brocade

Italian
Probably 16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 26 x 10 cm (10 1/4 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.492

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool, brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Woven with heavy linen, and with yellow and pink wool. The yellow and pink stripes are divided into squares by large rosette-like flowers of white and brown.

Provenance

Acquired by the donor by exchange with the Pratt Institute of Brooklyn, N.Y.,From the Collection bought by them of Salvadore & Son of Florence, Italy, in 1897.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection