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Fragment of brocade

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Brcaded in polychrome silks on a maroon-colored ribbed silk ground. Floral sprays in polychrome silks and lacy ribbons in white silk. Selvedge on one side of seven cords and a wide stripe. Worn, holes repaired with gray thread.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell

French, 1725–75

Object Place

France

Dimensions

35 x 12.7 cm (13 3/4 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

51.1574

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles