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Piece of brocade

Probably Italian
Probably 16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 19 11/16 x 11 in. (50 x 28 cm)

Accession Number

97.576

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Corded gray-blue ground on which is woven with white silk a design of very conventional flowers, seed-vessels and leaves; the warp is of natural-colored linen.

Provenance

97.485 - 97.596 were 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