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Brocade fragment

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Corded white silk ground, on which is a waving band of ribbon and leaves and flowers, woven with white silk and followed by branches bearing large flowers and leaves; woven with gold thread and long strips of metal. Springing diagonally frpm the ribbon are bunches of roses and other flowers,...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French, 18th century


Overall: 67.9 x 46.4 cm (26 3/4 x 18 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts