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Brocade fragment

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Corded red silk ground on which are waving bands of flowers, etc., branches of flowers and fruit, woven with white, strong green, light green, blue, and dark reddish violet silk, and gold thread and cord made on a foundation of deep yellow silk. Patched and stained.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably French, 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 68.5 x 47 cm (26 15/16 x 18 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

96.431

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles