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Corded white silk ground, on which are waving bands of ribbon; woven with white silk. Curving in the opposite direction from these are bands of flowers and leaves woven with gold thread and narrow strips of metal, light and dark blue, green, and white silk. Bunches of flowers woven in pink,...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French, mid-18th century


Overall: 68.5 x 46.5 cm (26 15/16 x 18 5/16 in.)

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Silk and gold/silver-colored flat strip metal with gold-colored metallic wrapped on silk core thread brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts