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Lampas ground- yellow and green leaves Brocade - flowers and fruits Lancé - metallic threads. The contrast of silver and gold areas suggests shadings. Warp: white, yellow Weft: orange, green, and dark brown (?), yellow Silver = silver metallic threads night-lighted with white silk gold =...

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Credit Line

Mrs. Cabot's Special Fund

French, about 1740

Object Place

France

Dimensions

118.11 cm (46 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: 46 1/2 x 22 1/4 in.

Accession Number

47.1463

Medium or Technique

Silk; Point composition brocaded with polychrome silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles