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Piece of brocade

Probably Italian
Late 16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 19 11/16 x 19 5/16 in. (50 x 49 cm)

Accession Number

93.768

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is woven with white and red silk. The design of long leaves arranged to form an ogival framework, and enclosing conventional symmetrical flowers and leaves, is of red satin. Much pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection