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Large roundels of two types in alternating repeat. 1) conventionalized grape vine frame enclosing symmetrically arranged paired acanthus leaves, 2) laurel leaf frame enclosing cross. Design in bright red and blue silk and gold metal thread against background of gold colored silk. All brocading...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amanda F. Sylvester

Russian, 19th century

Object Place

Russia

Dimensions

66.8 x 30.3 cm (26 5/16 x 11 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

42.173

Medium or Technique

Silk and gold metal threads Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles