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Piece of brocade

Probably Italian
17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 67.5 x 26.5 cm (26 9/16 x 10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

93.631

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of corded red silk. The design of an ogival framework of long acanthus-like leaves, and crowns, enclosing symmetrical, conventional, angular bunches of flowers, is woven with narrow strips of silver and gilt….

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection