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Piece of brocade

Probably Italian or Spanish
16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 66 x 46 cm (26 x 18 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

96.633

Medium or Technique

Brocade (brocatelle)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground is of white and red silk. The design of an ogival frame work composed of large leaves connected by crowns and enclosing a vase of symmetrical conventional flowers, is of yellow silk and red satin. The drawing is very angular. Pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection