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Piece of brocade

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An elaborate symmetrical design of conventionalized fruit and flowers woven with gold and silver thread, and outlines of pink, green and neutral violet silk.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Fisher Wharton

Italian or French, 17th–18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 59.1 x 46.4 cm (23 1/4 x 18 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

25.619

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles