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Piece of brocade

Italian or Spanish


Dimensions

Height x width: 23.5 x 28 cm (9 1/4 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

97.488

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Red satin white stripes separated by narrower stripes of white and blue. Worn so as to show in places the yellow threads that run through the piece; on the wide red stripes is a scrolling design of yellow, on the narrower ones are butterflies and bars with leaves twining around them, also of yellow.

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