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Piece of brocade

Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width (a): 68 x 23.5 cm (26 3/4 x 9 1/4 in.) Height x width (b): 26 3/8 x 9 1/16 in. (67 x 23 cm)

Accession Number

96.587a-b

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground and design are woven with yellow silk and thin strips of silver. The diaper design of the background and the outline of the pattern of flowers are of ribbed weaving of viuolet colored silk. On one side of each piece is a selvedge of yellow and violet silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection