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Piece of brocade

Probably Italian
16th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 29 x 41 cm (11 7/16 x 16 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

97.552

Medium or Technique

Brocade (brocatelle)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White satin ground with grotesque design of scrolls bearing conventional flowers and leaves, a lion and a deer being devoured by a leopard, woven with pink and yellow silk. The design shows Persian influence.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection