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Piece of brocade

Probably Italian


Dimensions

Height x width: 24 x 10.5 cm (9 7/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

93.750

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Green satin ground. The design of shield or heart-shaped forms, enclosing conventional flowers, in profile, is woven with silver thread. This piece looks like a 19th century silk, made after one of the 16th-17th century designs.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection