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Piece of brocade

Probably Italian
16th(?)–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 36 x 18 cm (14 3/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

93.628

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of coeded violet silk covered with undulating lines of the same color. On this are woven with yellow silk sparsely wound with silver gilt, rows of conventional flowers in profile. Much worn and pieced. …

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection