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Piece of brocade

Italian
Probably 17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 34 x 24.5 cm (13 3/8 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

93.745

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of deep grayish violet satin. The design of rows of conventional symmetrical forms joined by curving stems, is woven with gold thread, the foundation of which is greenish yellow silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection