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Piece of brocade

Italian
17th century (?)


Dimensions

Height x width: 32 x 38 cm (12 5/8 x 14 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.502

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of light gray-blue satin. The design consists of s-like forms crossed by two leaves and of stiff stems from which spring branches of leaves in profile. This is woven with light blue and light green silk. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection