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Piece of brocade

Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 29 x 29.5 cm (11 7/16 x 11 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

85.349

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground green satin, with the design, a powder of conventional forms, woven with silver and gilt thread. The metal threads were made by winding white silk with thin strips of silver and yellow silk with silver gilt.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales