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Piece of brocade

Probably Italian
17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 12 x 14 cm (4 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

93.311

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is woven with cream-white silk and narrow strips of silver, and is covered with sprays of conventional leaves, woven with white silk and rows of oblong conventional forms set obliquely, of pink silk and gold thread. Much worn and stained.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection