Piece of brocade

Italian or Spanish
16th?–17th century


Dimensions

67 x 54.3 cm (26 3/8 x 21 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

96.640

Medium or Technique

Linen and cotton brocade (brocatelle)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White silk ground. The design of an ogival frame work, composed of large leaves, connected by forms detailed by squares and triangles, and enclosing graceful vases filled with carnations and other flowers, is of white silk and dark red satin.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection