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Brocade fragment

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Ground woven with silver thread and narrow strips of silver and divided into irregular forms by gold stems and leaves, powdered with sprays of flowers, woven with violet, blue, yellow, white, and green silk. Pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French, 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 68.5 x 47 cm (26 15/16 x 18 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

00.467

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles