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Brocade fragment

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Ground gray-green, with the design, a stone building under a tree, and a huge flower beside it, woven with white, brown, green, yellow and dull light tan-color silk.

Provenance

Gift of Charles Henry Parker,From the Estate of Alfred Greenough

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection

Possibly French or Italian, 17th–18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 16 x 16 cm (6 5/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

85.52a

Medium or Technique

Fabrics: brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles