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Piece of brocade

Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width (a): 6 11/16 x 7 11/16 in. (17 x 19.5 cm) Height x width (b): 7 11/16 x 15 3/16 in. (19.5 x 38.5 cm)

Accession Number

93.264a-b

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Yellow silk ground, in which are woven thin strips of silver gilt, on this is a design of rows of flowers and rows of buds (?) or seed-vessels. Woven with pink, white, blue, and bright green silk. On one side is a narrow selvedge of heavy linen and silk. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection