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Ground: cream white corded silk. Design sprays of flowers symetrically arranged woven (broché) with pinkish orange, reddish violet, blue, green, and a little yellow silk, with subsidiary floral pattern woven with white weft of ground. Stained and worn.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell

French, mid-18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 46.5 x 54.5 cm (18 5/16 x 21 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1044

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles