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Piece of brocade

Probably Italian
16th?–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 15 x 17.5 cm (5 7/8 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

93.309

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of corded light blue silk, which is covered with undulating lines of the same color. On this are large and small sprays of flowers in profile, woven with gold thread which shows in places the yellow silk foundation. Similar in design to 93.730 (T.1650).

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection