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Piece of brocade

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The ground is woven with white silk and narrow strips of silver, on this is a design of trailing bunches of roses, woven with white, blue, pink, yellow and green silk.

Provenance

97.485 - 97.596 were acquired by the donor by exchange with the Pratt Institute of Brooklyn, N.Y.,From the Collection bought by them of Salvadore & Son of Florence, Italy, in 1897

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably French, Late 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 32.3 x 19.5 cm (12 11/16 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.590

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles