Piece of brocade
Italian or Oriental
Late 16th century
Height x width: 43 x 20 cm (16 15/16 x 7 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ground red satin, design of conventional flowers, buds, and leaves woven with yellow, bright green, and white silk. This piece may have been made in Persia or Turkey, for the Italian market, or in Italy, from an Eastern design.
Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales