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Brocade fragment (one of two)

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White figured silk ground, brocaded in polychrome silks. Weft figure pattern of undulating floral vines and scattered flowers of white silk yarn. Scattered floral sprays brocaded in polychrome silk yarns. Selvedge on one side of each piece of one cord and eight narrow stripes. Part (a) is...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elizabeth Stewart, in memory of her mother, Mrs. Charles Stewart

English (Spitalfields), 1750–1800

Object Place

Spitalfields, England


28.7 x 38.3 cm (11 5/16 x 15 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk brocade with linen tape


Textiles and Fashion Arts