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Piece of brocade

Probably Italian
Late 16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 37.5 x 27.5 cm (14 3/4 x 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.622

Medium or Technique

Brocade (brocatelle)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White silk ground. The design of long, conventional leaves and rosette-like flowers, forming an ogival framework and enclosing symmetrically arranged flowers in profile, is woven with yellow, green, blue, white, red and pink silk, and narrow strips of silver. Similar to 93.635.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection