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Piece of brocade

Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 9 5/8 x 9 13/16 in. (24.5 x 25 cm)

Accession Number

93.322

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White satin ground, on which is outlined with green, a design of sprigs of flowers, framed with hexagonal forms, filled with S’s and connected by rosettes. Sewed on to this is a very crude cross of dark green ribbon, gold and silver lace, and finished with tassels. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection