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Brocade fragment

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Ground: green satin. Design: large floral sprays, symmetrically balanced, woven (broché) with several shades of pink, pinkish lavender, blue, green, and yellow silk, conventionalized figures woven in ground. Selvedge with two cordelines.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elizabeth Mifflin Hammond

French (?), 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 46 x 53.5 cm (18 1/8 x 21 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.465

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles