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Piece of brocade

Probably Italian
Probably 17th century


Dimensions

75 x 236 cm (29 1/2 x 92 15/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 2.36 x .75

Accession Number

00.457

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of silver. The design of large conventional flower and leaf forms with scalloped edges arranged to suggest undulating lines, is woven with silver and gold and green satin. Lined with deep yellow canvas.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection