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Brocade fragment

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The ground is woven with narrow strips of silver. The design of undulating ribbons and bunches of flowers, is woven with red, pink, violet, white, green, black and blue silk, brown, violet and white chenille, and silver and gold. Joined to each end are pieces of white brocade with a design of...

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Lent by Mrs. T. O. Richardson, July 2, 1913

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Thomas O. Richardson

French, 18th century


Overall: 38.1 x 54.6 cm (15 x 21 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk and gold/silver-colored metallic thread brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts