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Piece of brocade

Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 24 x 25 cm (9 7/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.583

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Corded blue silk ground; a design of rather clumsily drawn branches of flowers woven with white silk and thin strips of silver gilt. Yellow selvedge on one side. Much worn.

Provenance

97.485 - 97.596 were 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