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Panel of brocade

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Brocaded in gilded tinsel, gilded silver wire wound on a silk core, gilded silver frisé yarn, and polychrome silk on a figured ground of white silk. Undulating floral vines with symmetrical floral arrangements between them. Composed of two pieces. Selvedge on both sides of five cords. Very...

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Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell

French, 1700–50

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93.6 x 53.9 cm (36 7/8 x 21 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk brocade with silver and gold-colored metal thread


Textiles and Fashion Arts