Piece of brocade

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Overall: 95.4 x 56.5 cm (37 9/16 x 22 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

00.474

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White silk ground; the design of an ogival framework of large leaves joined by cones and enclosing a symmetrical conventional plant form is woven with pink, and light yellowish and white silk. Much faded.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection