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Brocaded in polychrome silks on a gold compound satin ground. Symmetrical pattern. Confronted Chinese figures with birds perched on their hands. Floral vines and palm trees. Birds standing on quivers of arrows. Selvedge on both sides of five cords and a wide stripe. Soiled, worn, with holes. ...

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Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund

French, about 1750

Object Place

France

Dimensions

63 x 55.1 cm (24 13/16 x 21 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.148

Medium or Technique

Silk satin brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles