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Piece of brocade

Probably Italian
16th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 46 x 19.5 cm (18 1/8 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.632

Medium or Technique

Brocade (brocatelle)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Yellow silk ground. The grotesque design of cherubs’ heads, birds, lions and plant forms, is woven with deep pink and white silk. Similar in design to 96.548.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection