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Piece of brocade

Italian
Probably 17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 38 x 22.5 cm (14 15/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

93.817

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 gilt. The design of sprays of flowers in profile, is woven with light brown silk, and narrow strips of silver gilt. The sprays consist of a flower in profile, and a deeply indented leaf. Turning in the opposite direction from these is a long simple leaf suggesting an S.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection