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Piece of brocade

Italian or French
Late 17th–18th century


64 x 213 cm (25 3/16 x 83 7/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 2.13 x .64

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; brocade

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



The ground is woven with gold. The design of long conventional silver and gold leaves, detailed in places with festoons of flowers and enclosing bunches of flowers, is woven with violet, salmon pink, white, green, light blue and black silk. Trimmed with broad gold gimp. Lined with coarse natural colored linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection