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Brocade fragment

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Dark brown satin ground; the design of lace and of roses is woven with white silk, and detailed with bright yellow silk. This piece might be French or Italian; it might also have been made in England.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales

18th–19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 67.9 x 17.1 cm (26 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

85.509

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles