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Piece of brocade

Possibly Italian


Dimensions

Height x width: 10.5 x 15 cm (4 1/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

96.585

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Deep reddish violet silk ground on which is a powder of gold leaves from which spring pink flowers and green leaves. The gold thread is made by winding yellow silk with narrow strips of silver gilt. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection