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Figured rosy terracotta ground with brocaded pattern showing undulating floral vines in polychrome silks and large fantastic leaves, scallops and flowers fantastic leaves, scallops and flowers in plain and frisé gold yarns. Colors faded; gold worn and tarnished. Both selvedges, with green satin...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Getrude Townsend

Italian, about 1730

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 101.6 x 52.7 cm (40 x 20 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

56.474

Medium or Technique

Silk; Bizarre silk: lampas, silk and metallic threads on silk lampas damassé ground

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles