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Pieces of brocade

Possibly Italian


Dimensions

Height x width (a): 11 x 26 cm (4 5/16 x 10 1/4 in.) Height x width (b): 11 x 26 cm (4 5/16 x 10 1/4 in.) Height x width (c): 10.5 x 22 cm (4 1/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

95.1063a-c

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of red silk. What can be seen of the large design of conventional, angularly drawn leaves and flowers, is woven with gold thread. On one end of each piece is a border of lines, triangles and single leaves.

Credit Line

Bequest of James William Paige