Requires Photography

Piece of brocade

Probably Italian
Late 16th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 53 x 46.5 cm (20 7/8 x 18 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.479

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Pink silk ground faded to yellow. The design which is woven in pink and white cotton, consists of long slender leaves arranged to form an ogival framework, and enclosing conventional, symmetrical sprays of flowers.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection