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Composed of many panels of two different brocades, all bordered with gold galloon; the whole lined with green silk taffeta. One brocade shows flowers, leaves, ribbons and vines in gold and bright polychrome silk and chenille yarns, on dark magenta figured ground. The other shows the same...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mr. John G. Greene

French, about 1730

Object Place

Venice, Italy


112.7 cm (44 3/8 in.); Legacy dimension: CB: 44 1/2 in.

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Medium or Technique

Silk; bizarre silk brocaded with polychrome chenille, silk with silver and gold metallic threads, silk lampas damassé ground


Textiles and Fashion Arts