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Cream-colored ribbed taffeta ground with weft figure, brocaded with silks in shades of red, rose, blue, green, cream and gray. Symmetrical design showing urns of roses on central axis, flanked at the sides by undulating rose vines. Pink slevages. A few small breaks. Black threads rotted out in a...

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Credit Line

Cabot-Townsend Fund and Special Textile Fund

French, 18th century

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90 x 55 cm (35 7/16 x 21 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk taffeta brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts