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Piece of brocade

Italian


Dimensions

Height x width: 14 x 13 1/8 in. (35.5 x 33.3 cm)

Accession Number

97.559

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Bluish violet silk ground. The design which consists of conventional symmetrical sprays of leaves, seed vessels and flowers, framed by S-like forms detailed wtih dots and conventional leaves in groups of two, is woven with yellow silk.

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