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Piece of brocade

Italian
16th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 66 x 26 cm (26 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

95.1216

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White corded silk ground woven with narrow strips of silver. The design of stripes of flowering stems, with pairs of birds on them, and vases of conventional flowers, is woven with yellow silk and outlined and detailed with red. Much pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection