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Brocade fragment

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The ground is of corded salmon pink silk; the design of undulating ribbons and bunches of flowers is woven with white silk and gold and silver thread, cord and narrow strips of metal. The design is partially worn off.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably French, 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 55.5 x 38.2 cm (21 7/8 x 15 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

02.478

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles