Piece of brocade

Probably Spanish or Italian
16th century


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: a - 1.135 x .325 b - 1.14 x .33

Accession Number

96.544

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of gold thread and yellow silk. The design of large ovals with conventional pomegranates and roses interlacing bands, etc., is woven with yellow silk, silver and gold thread and outlines with red silk. “Said to be Spanish and to have been made in Granada in the time of Ferdinand and Isabella.” Tex. Reg. vol.3, p.60.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection