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Piece of brocade

Italian
Possibly late 16th–probably 17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 24 7/16 x 21 1/4 in. (62 x 54 cm)

Accession Number

96.520

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground, green silk woven with thin strips of silver; across this are zig-zag lines of dull red silk and conventional flowers of dull red and blue silk and yellow silk sparsely wound with silver gilt. On each edge is a selvedge of white linen and green and light red silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection