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Brocade fragment

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The ground of light neutral tan is covered with zig-zag lines of red of fancy weave; fine black lines emphasize the zig-zags. The design of waving lines bearing hunches of flowers, is woven with light neutral tan color and dull pink, green, black and cream colored silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably French, 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 68.6 x 47 cm (27 x 18 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

93.863

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles