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Piece of brocade

Probably Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 11 7/16 x 10 1/16 in. (29 x 25.5 cm)

Accession Number

97.491

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Pink faded to pinkish buff. The ground is of linen; the design of diagonal lines of blocks forming diamonds, each of which encloses a block is of silk of the same color as the linen.

Provenance

Acquired by the donor by exchange with the Pratt Institute of Brooklyn, N.Y.,From the Collection bought by them of Salvadore & Son of Florence, Italy, in 1897.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection