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Brocade fragment

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Ribbed ground woven with yellow silk and narrow strips of gilt; on this and bunches of flowers and strips of ribbon and flowers, woven with silver and thread and narrow strips of metal, bright pink, violet, blue, green, white and black silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French, 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 54 x 46.5 cm (21 1/4 x 18 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.24

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles