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Piece of brocade

Possibly Italian
17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 54 x 35 cm (21 1/4 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

94.52

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of corded red silk. The design consists of bands of indistinct ornament, woven with narrow strips of silver and rows of oblong forms suggesting an elaborated S, set obliquely and woven with much tarnished gold thread. Made up of many pieces.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection