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Fragment of brocade (one of two)

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Brocaded in polychrome silks on a ground of dark brown ribbed silk. Floral design. (b) has a selvedge on one side of two cords and three stripes. Somewhat worn.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell

French, 1700–50

Object Place

France

Dimensions

14.5 x 18 cm (5 11/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.1591b

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles