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Piece of brocade

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 66 x 46 cm (26 x 18 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

93.769

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of white satin. The design of an ogival framework enclosing palmette-like forms (?) from which spring leaves and flowers in profile, is of yellow and red. The main part of the design is yellow; the outline and small flowers are red. Pieced and worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection