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Piece of brocade

Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width (a): 25.5 x 17 cm (10 1/16 x 6 11/16 in.) Height x width (b): 9 1/4 x 5 7/8 in. (23.5 x 15 cm)

Accession Number

93.748a-b

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of green satin. The design consists of sprays of leaves and flowers woven with light brown silk and narrow strips of silver gilt, and of diamonds and 16-sided forms. These are woven with white silk and narrow strips of silver gilt. A is pieced and worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection