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Piece of brocade

Probably Italian
16th?–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 18.5 x 9 cm (7 5/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

93.616

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of blue silk. The design of conventional flowers in profile, arranged oblizuely in rows, is woven with blue and yellow silk. The main part of the pattern is blue, the outline yellow. Two patches of pink silk….

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection