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Piece of brocade

Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 58 x 22.5 cm (22 13/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

85.355

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is woven of yellow silk wound with silver gilt; the leaves and stems are woven in outline with light brown silk, while the flowers are woven solidly, with white silk, wound with thin strips of silver.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales