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Piece of brocade

Italian
Probably 17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 10 7/16 x 13 1/8 in. (26.5 x 33.3 cm)

Accession Number

93.706

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of violet silk. The design, which consists of long leaves, arranged to form an ogival framework, and enclosing single leaf-like forms, is woven with yellow silk. Much pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection