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Piece of brocade

Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 44 x 42.5 cm (17 5/16 x 16 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

93.790

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of red satin. The design of sprays of flowers and leaves and rosette-like flowers, forming an ogival framework and enclosing vases of conventional symmetrically arranged flowers, is woven with red silk, and narrow strips of silver and gold thread.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection