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Piece of brocade

Possibly Italian
Possibly 17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 55 x 47 cm (21 5/8 x 18 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

93.815

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is woven with white silk and narrow strips of silver. The design of sprays of flowers and leaves set close together to give an all-over effect, is woven with long threads of light brown and white silk, and narrow strips of silver. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection