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Piece of brocade

Probably Italian
16th(?)–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 36 x 25.5 cm (14 3/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

93.730

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of violet corded silk and covered with undulating lines of the same color. On this are sprays of large and small flowers, in profile, woven with gold thread, which shows in places the yellow silk foundation. Similar in design to 93.309 (T.1196).

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection