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Piece of brocade

Probably Italian
17th century (?)


Dimensions

Height x width: 18.5 x 14 cm (7 5/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

97.544

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Deep reddish plum-colored silk ground on which is a powder of conventional flowers suggesting fleur-de-lis woven with bright green, light blue and salmon-colored silk. The ground is broken by oblique slashes.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection