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Brocade fragment

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Corded white silk ground, with a powder of small spots and a waving ribbon of white silk, following the lines of the ribbon are leaves from which spring flowers and other leaves, woven with gold thread and narrow strips of metal and yellow, pink, and blue silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably French, 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 67.3 x 20.3 cm (26 1/2 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

96.395

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles