Piece of brocade

Italian or French
17th century


Dimensions

Overall: 15.9 x 46.4 cm (6 1/4 x 18 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

93.946

Medium or Technique

Silk with gold and silver-colored metallic thread wrapped on white silk core brocade

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is woven with gold thread. The design of irregular forms containing bunches of fruit, flowers, and leaves is woven with pink, violet, and green silk and silver and gold.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection