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Brocade fragment

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Green satin ground, the design of ribbon-like waving bands and bunches of conventional flowers, some of which come out of what appears to be and elaborately ornamented cup on a stem, is woven with light blue, pink, red, white, ecru, and green silk, of the same color as the background. Very weak...

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Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales

Italian or French, 17th–18th century


Overall: 57.8 x 47 cm (22 3/4 x 18 1/2 in.)

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Textiles and Fashion Arts