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Brocaded in shades of blue, green and beige silks and in gilded silver wire wound on a silk core on a ground ivory satin. S-shaped and wavy floral vines. Selvedge on both sides of five cords and narrow stripes (green and white on one side, green and yellow on the other). Small piece added to...

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John Wheelock Eliot Fund

French, 1750–1800

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81.7 x 83.5 cm (32 3/16 x 32 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk satin ground with silk, and gold-colored metal strip-wrapped on silk core brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts