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Piece of brocade

Italian
Possibly 13th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: a - .08 x .25: b - .15 x .26

Accession Number

96.51a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The design consists of zig-zag green silk lines separating zig-zag lines of close ornament and is woven with yellow silk wound with gilded gold beater’s skin and green silk.’ The design of the decorative bands consists of running animals and conventional flower forms.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection