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Piece of brocade

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 23.5 x 17 cm (9 1/4 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

93.310

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Grayish-blue satin ground on which is a powder of conventional flowers set obliquely, and woven with gold and silver thread. The metal threads are made by winding white and yellow silk threads with narrow strips of silver and silver gilt.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection