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Piece of brocade

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The ground is of faded pink damask. The design of curving bands of conventional ornament and sprays of flowers, arranged in rows, is woven with green, blue, yellow, white and pink silk and gold and silver thread.

Provenance

Lent by Mrs. T. O. Richardson, July 2, 1913

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Thomas O. Richardson

probably French, 17th–18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 57.2 x 46.4 cm (22 1/2 x 18 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

25.220

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles