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Piece of brocade

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Compound satin weave brocaded in polychrome silks on a tan ground. Knarled trees with large flowers and fruit. Lined with wine-colored taffeta. Soiled, worn, holes.

Credit Line

Gift of the Charles Deering Estate

French, 1700–50

Object Place

France

Dimensions

59.5 x 51.5 cm (23 7/16 x 20 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

50.3179

Medium or Technique

Silk satin brocade with silk lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles