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Piece of brocade

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The ground is woven with blue and pink silk and is faded to gray. The design consists of a white stripe on which are sprays of conventional flowers, woven with red, pink, white, green, violet and black silk and white cord. Pieced three times.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French, 18th century


Overall: 20 x 19.5 cm (7 7/8 x 7 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts