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Light blue ribbed taffeta ground with weft figure defining part of the pattern which is completed by brocaded white silk, plain and frise silver threads, and flat silver wire. Shows undulating ribbons striped silver and white, and sprays of silver and white flowers. Wide striped selvedge along...

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Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund

French, mid-18th century

Object Place



78.5 x 55.5 cm (30 7/8 x 21 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk ribbed taffeta and silver-colored metallic strip and wrapped thread brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts