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Brocade fragment

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Violet silk ground on which is a small design of horizontal zig-zag ribbons cut by branches of flowers woven with white, green, pink, and black silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably French, Late 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 54.6 x 52 cm (21 1/2 x 20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

96.454

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles