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Piece of brocade

Probably Italian
17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 25.5 x 27 cm (10 1/16 x 10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

93.819

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is woven with green silk and narrow strips of silver. This is covered with a indistinct design of leaves and branches, woven with wider separated threads of white silk. At regular intervals are rows of rosette-like flowers of white silk, sparsely wound with silver.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection