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Piece of brocade

Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 15.5 x 18 cm (6 1/8 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.582

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Violet ground, woven with thin strips of silver gilt, on which are horizontal stripes; on the wide ones are dolphins and flowers, or birds and flowers; on the narrow ones simple geometrical designs. Woven with bright green, bright yellow, white, and light tan colored silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection