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Piece of brocade

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 36.5 x 54 cm (14 3/8 x 21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

96.645

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of pink satin. The design of long leaves forming ogees and conventional forms, is woven with yellow silk and silver thread. The silver thread is used to intensify the pink ground around the pattern, and gives the effect of a shadow.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection