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Brocade fragment

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Ground: cream-white silk. Design: vertical stripes of cream white and pink (warp) with undulating bands of white ribbon (faconné) with blue spots (broché), and undulating floral vines with pink, blue, and pinkish violet flowers (broché). Selvedge on two sides, six cordelines on left, four on...

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Credit Line

Anonymous gift

French, probably third quarter of 18th century


Overall: 30.5 x 54.6 cm (12 x 21 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts