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Piece of brocade

Probably Italian
Probably 17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 20 x 9.5 cm (7 7/8 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

97.543

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of bluish violet silk. The design consists of curving leaves and crescents arranged to suggest flowers, and is woven with gold thread.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection