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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


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

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts