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Piece of brocade

Possibly Italian
17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 42.5 x 44 cm (16 3/4 x 17 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

93.930

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White damask ground woven with narrow strips of silver. The design of conventional flowers is brought out in places with gold thread. The method of applying the gold thread is more suggestive of embroidery than of weaving. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection