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Piece of brocade

Spanish(?)
16th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 46 x 26 cm (18 1/8 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

97.487

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Red satin ground. The design of a two-headed eagle, arrows, conventional flowers and two small birds, is woven with light green, dark blue and yellow silk. The piece is much worn.

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