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Piece of brocade

Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 12 3/16 x 7 1/2 in. (31 x 19 cm)

Accession Number

96.508a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of light blue silk. The design of stems detailed with dots, and bearing conventional leaves and separate leaves and flowers, is woven with light brown silk, faded in places to deep cream color.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection