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Panel of brocade

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White figured silk taffeta ground. Brocaded in polychrome silks with tiny floral sprays widely scattered. Selvedge on both sides of one cord and two narrow green stripes. Soiled, spotted.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Beatrice H. Gunn

English (Spitalfields), 1750–75

Object Place

Spitalfields, England


104.7 x 49 cm (41 1/4 x 19 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk brocaded taffeta


Textiles and Fashion Arts