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Piece of brocade

Italian
16th(?)–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 27 x 28 cm (10 5/8 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

93.810

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of corded red silk. The design of conventional symmetrical forms suggesting a seed vessel, partially surrounded by two leaves with deeply dentated edges, is woven with gold thread. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection