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Piece of brocade

Italian
Very late 16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 7 1/16 x 8 11/16 in. (18 x 22 cm)

Accession Number

97.546

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Plum-colored satin ground,with a design of rows of branches bearing flowers, or Seed-vessels; the stems and leaves are woven with bright yellow silk,the seed-vessels and flowers, with white, bright blue and pale violet silk. Bees between some of the flowers.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection