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Brocade fragment

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White silk ground covered with small leaf-like forms bearing flowers, and woven with narrow strips of gilt, pink, green, and violet silk. Pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French, 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 62.9 x 46.4 cm (24 3/4 x 18 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

00.461

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles