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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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

33.466

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles