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Piece of brocade

Probably Italian
17th–18th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 51.5 x 46.5 cm (20 1/4 x 18 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1736

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is woven with yellow silk, and narrow strips of gold. The design of scrolls, festoons of flowers and symmetrically arranged bunches is woven with gold and silver cord. Pieced.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Sarah Wyman Whitman