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Piece of brocade

French or Italian
Late 17th century(?)


Overall: 67.6 x 10.2 cm (26 5/8 x 4 in.) Other (overall unstitched to strainer): 71cm (27 15/16in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk and silver-colored metallic wrapped on silk core thread brocade

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



The ground of corded silk is woven with blue and green silk. The small part of the design which shows containing bunches of symmetrically arranged brocaded velvet flowers is woven with yellow, green, pink, violet, and white silk and silver cord.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection