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Piece of brocade

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Ground: cream colored silk. Design: flowers and foliage woven (broché) with several shades of red, blue, green, yellow, and black silk. In the lower part rococo ornament woven with twisted cream colored silk weft. Selvedge with six cordelines.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elizabeth Mifflin Hammond

French, 18th century


Overall: 60.5 x 25.5 cm (23 13/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts