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Brocade fragment

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Faded corded pink silk ground on which is a design of flowers and ribbons; woven with pink, three shades of green silk and silver thread and cord. Pieced. Used as the front of a double breasted waistcoat.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French, 18th century


Overall: 57 x 32 cm (22 7/16 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts