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Piece of brocade

Italian
16th?–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width (a): 69 x 21 cm (27 3/16 x 8 1/4 in.) Height x width (b): 27 3/16 x 7 7/8 in. (69 x 20 cm)

Accession Number

96.515a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of pink silk and narrow strips of silver gilt. The design of a powder of conventional leaves curved to form round spots, is woven with white silk and silver gilt.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection