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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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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Thomas O. Richardson

French, 18th century

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

25.222

Medium or Technique

Silk and gold/silver-colored metallic thread brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles