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Piece of brocade

Probably Italian
16th?–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 17.5 x 25 cm (6 7/8 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.581

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of corded light blue silk covered with undulating lines of the same color. The design of rows of conventional flowers in profile, is woven with gold thread, which shows in places the yellow silk foundation.

Provenance

97.485 - 97.596 were acquired by the donor by exchange with the Pratt Institute of Brooklyn, N.Y.,From the Collection bought by them of Salvadore & Son of Florence, Italy, in 1897

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection