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Brocade fragment

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Ribbed red silk ground, on this is a design of waving bands of leaves and flowers, woven with white silk cord, and green, red, pink, yellow, and brown silk, gold thread and narrow strips of metal.

Credit Line

Bequest of James William Paige

French, 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 54 x 46.4 cm (21 1/4 x 18 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

95.1064

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles