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Brocade fragment

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Ground bright red satin; the design of flowers and leaves is woven with bright blue, bright pink, yellow, green, and white silk. This piece is not characteristic of any country, but might have been woven in Italy, France or England. Pieced.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor of J. Pallotti

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales

18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 47.6 x 16.5 cm (18 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

85.370

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles