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Piece of brocade

Possibly Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width (a): 68 x 19.5 cm (26 3/4 x 7 11/16 in.) Height x width (b): 25 13/16 x 8 1/4 in. (65.5 x 21 cm)

Accession Number

96.510a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Grayish-blue satin ground on which are rows of conventional branches of flowers separated by birds with spread wings. Woven with greenish yellow and light tan-colored silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection