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Piece of brocade

Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

73 x 134 cm (28 3/4 x 52 3/4 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.34 x .73

Accession Number

95.1046

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Violet satin ground; the design of long acanthus-like leaves forming an ogival framework and enclosing conventional flower forms, is woven with yellow and white silk, and narrow strips ofsilver gilt. The white silk is used to indicate and detail parts of the design. Trimmed with two kinds of silver gimp and silver lace. LIned with gray linen.

Credit Line

Bequest of James William Paige