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Panel of brocade

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Brocaded in silver wire wound on a silk core, silver frisé yarn and polychrome silks on a light green compound satin ground, large urns, hanging lanterns, scrolls and fantastic flowers. Composed of two pieces. Selvedge on one side of five cords and a wide stripe. Very worn, holes, repaired with...

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Credit Line

Cabot-Townsend Fund and Special Textile Fund

Italian, 18th century

Object Place



93 x 79.5 cm (36 5/8 x 31 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk with silver metal thread brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts