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Piece of brocade

Italian
17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 18.5 x 9.5 cm (7 5/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

93.738

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is woven with light brown silk. The confused all-over design of angularly drawn sprays of flowers, set very close together, is woven with gold thread, the foundation of which is bright yellow silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection