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Piece of brocade

Italian
Late 16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 68 x 47 cm (26 3/4 x 18 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

96.516

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Yellow silk ground, the design of leaves and flowers is woven with red silk; at intervals are larger flowers and seed-vessels woven with yellow silk wound with thin strips of silvered gilt. Running through the whole materials are thin strips of much tarnished silver gilt. On one side is a selvedge of light green, and white silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection