Piece of brocade

Probably Italian
17th century


Dimensions

Overall: 27.5 x 46.5 cm (10 13/16 x 18 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.503

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Light blue damask ground. The design of conventional flowers is detailed in places with orange, pale yellow, violet, and white silk, and gold thread. These details suggest embroidery more than weaving.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection