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Piece of brocade

African


Dimensions

54 x 150 cm (21 1/4 x 59 1/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.50 x .54

Accession Number

97.173

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground of the main field is deep bluish violet. The all-over design of diamonds, enclosed by irregular bands, is woven with gold thread. Across the ends are violet, red and gold bands. On one side is a broad band woven with red and gold and red and violet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection