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Brocaded in silver wire wound on a silk core, silver frisé yarn and polychrome silks on a salmon-colored damask ground. Curved latticework with flower motifs in silver. Sprays of fantastic flowers. Composed of numerous pieces, reinforced on the back with several kinds of plain cloth. Edged with...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Bliss Knapp

Italian (Venice), 18th century

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 245.1 x 52.1 cm (96 1/2 x 20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

50.310

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles