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Brocade fragment

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Piece; white figured silk ground with self-design of minute vine bearing trefoils and berries; additional serpentines of apple branches in flower, brocaded with polychrome silks, with greens predominating.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend

French, Second half 18th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 53.5 x 54.7 cm (21 1/16 x 21 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.426

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles