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Ground; yellow satin (warps silk, wefts cotton) shot with flat strips of silver. Design: Incomplete very large scale floral pattern brocaded with silver thread. Left selvedge present.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amanda F. Sylvester

Russian, 19th century

Object Place

Russia

Dimensions

78.8 x 21.3 cm (31 x 8 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

42.172

Medium or Technique

Silk and cotton with flat and wrapped gilt metal thread brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles