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Piece of brocade

Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 57 x 24 cm (22 7/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

95.1210

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Green silk ground woven with thin strips of silver. This is broken by a powder of irregular shaped spots much cut up; woven with white and light brown silk and pale yellow silk wound with thin strips of silver. Very similar to 85.374 (T.519). Slashed at regular intervals. Much pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection