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Piece of brocade

Italian or French
Late 17th–18th century


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

00.454

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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