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Brocade fragment

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Fragment of green damask with design forming most of foliage and part of floral motives; additional design of serpentine bands, ornamental shapes resembling lyre, pomegrante and shell and scrolling flowers brocaded with several kinds of metal threads and polychrome silks.

Provenance

Amy Pleadwell; purchased by the MFA, April 9, 1953

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund

European, early 18th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 57.8 x 35.5 cm (22 3/4 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

53.347

Medium or Technique

Silk, satin damask brocaded with silk and gilt-metallic thread

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles