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Brocade fragment

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The ground is woven with light pink silk and narrow strips of metal, most of the latter has worn off. The design of shield-like forms bearing Chinese lanterns, branches and festoons and sprays of flowers is woven with white, brown, green, blue, and pink silk. Much pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably French, Late 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 41.9 x 10.2 cm (16 1/2 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

93.909

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles