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Piece of brocade

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Dark blue satin ground. The design consists of an ogival framework made of leaves and flowers and enclosing symmetrically arranged bunches of flowers. It is woven with bright orange red, yellow, bright green, white and deep red silk. Faded and pieced.

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian or Turkish,


91 x 71.3 cm (35 13/16 x 28 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts