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Brocade fragment

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White ribbed taffeta ground with small self figure, brocaded with silks in shades of pink, plum and green and flat gold and silver wires. Pattern shows vertically undulating and twisting ribbon-like stripe composed of narrow green lines and golden rays flying out horizontally: floral sprigs...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell

French, mid-18th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 14.6 x 35.5 cm (5 3/4 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

39.783

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade, Taffeta

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles