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Piece of brocade

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 6 5/16 x 6 1/2 in. (16 x 16.5 cm)

Accession Number

93.980

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Corded white silk ground, woven with narrow strips of silver. This is covered with symmetrically arranged stems. In the spaces between the stems are conventional flowers and leaves of pink silk and gold thread. The metal is wound sparsely on yellow silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection