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Piece of brocade

French or Italian
Probably 17th?–18th century


Dimensions

Overall: 148.6 x 53 cm (58 1/2 x 20 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

95.1048

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of corded pink silk. The design, which is outlined in places with pink satin, consists of cornucopia-like forms, conventional flowers, leaves and birds, and is woven with silver and gold thread and green silk. Pieced and faded.

Credit Line

Bequest of James William Paige