Piece of brocade
Height x width: 23.5 x 11.5 cm (9 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.)
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Deep reddish violet silk ground on which is a design of conventional leaves arranged to suggest a diamond and enclosing a symmetrical conventional plant form. The design is woven with gold and silver thread made by winding white and yellow thread with narrow strips of silver and silver gilt. Much worn.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection