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Panel of brocade

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Ground: Compound weave of ivory silk and silver tinsel. Design: Two pairs of undulating ribbons, on scalloped, one plain, brocaded in gilded silver wire and silks. At each curve of the plain one, a spray of flowers brocaded in polychrome silks, silver tinsel wound on a silk core and frisé...

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Credit Line

Special Textile Fund

French, mid-18th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

65.8 x 54 cm (25 7/8 x 21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

50.2467

Medium or Technique

Silk with gold and silver threads brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles