Piece of brocade

Possibly Italian or Spanish
Late 17th–early 18th century


Dimensions

Overall: 102 x 50.5 cm (40 3/16 x 19 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

96.419

Medium or Technique

Silk and chenille brocade with gold-colored spangles

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Faded salmon pink ground, on which is a design of various birds and flowers, woven with light blue, light green, brown, white and pink silk and chenille. Spangles have been sewed on in places. Pieced many times.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection