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Piece of brocade

Possibly Italian
16th(?)–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 35.5 x 20 cm (14 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

93.818

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Corded white silk ground on which is woven with violet, green and white silk and gold thread a powder of symmetrical conventional plant forms. Pieced. The gold thread is made by winding yellow silk with narrow strips of silver gilt.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection