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Piece of brocade

Probably Italian
17th century


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

93.705

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of dark violet corded silk and naroow strips of silver, and is covered with an interlacing vine woven with the same shade of violet. At intervals are rows of alternate large and small gold flowers in profile.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection