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Brocade fragment

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The ground is of fine stripes of blue and of blue and white, on this is a design of waving bands of flowers and leaves, and bunches of flowers woven with dark red, pink, white, yellow and green silk, thin strips of silver, and white silk sparsely wound with silver. On two ends are pieces of...

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Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales

18th century


Overall: 52.1 x 47.6 cm (20 1/2 x 18 3/4 in.)

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Textiles and Fashion Arts