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Piece of brocade

Probably Italian
Late 16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 67.5 x 46 cm (26 9/16 x 18 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

93.559

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Red corded silk ground. The ogival framework is made of three parallel bands joined with large crowns. In each ogee is a conventional, symmetrical bunch of flowers. The design is woven with red silk and narrow strips of silver. Pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection