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Piece of brocade

Probably Italian
Probably 17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 6 11/16 x 5 11/16 in. (17 x 14.5 cm)

Accession Number

96.617

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is woven with pink silk and silver wire. The design of seed vessels and flower-like forms in profile arranged like fleur-de-lis, is woven with blue, pink and white silk and light golden brown silk sparsely wound with silver gilt. The background is much faded. Similar to 97.582 (T.3731).

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection