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Piece of brocade

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White silk ground with waving bands of white silk and silver, broken by bunches of flowers woven with violet, blue, yellow and green silk of various shades and narrow strips of silver.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French, Late 18th century


Height x width: 27 x 18 3/4 in. (68.6 x 47.6 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Silk and silver-colored flat strip metal brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts