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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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

31.45

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles