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Piece of brocade

Probably Italian
17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 13 x 16 cm (5 1/8 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

93.788

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of corded red silk and narrow strips of silver gilt. The design of a powder of conventional plant forms, is woven with gold thread. Only a small part of three sprays shows.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection