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Piece of brocade

Italian or Spanish
Middle to end of 16th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 26 x 42 cm (10 1/4 x 16 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1661

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of yellow silk. The design of an ogival frame work formed by large leaves and stems, detailed with dots, and enclosing symmetrical composite flower forms, is of light yellow silk and violet satin.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection