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The ground is cream white corded silk. The conventional floral design, of which only a small part is seen, is woven with gold thread, much tarnished, and green, blue, and pink silk.

Credit Line

Gift of Paul Jones Chute

French, 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 16 x 55 cm (6 5/16 x 21 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.145

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes