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Piece of brocade

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White satin ground powdered with small white crosses. Irregular forms woven with gold thread; from these spring flowers in strong blues, greens, and violets.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French, Late 18th century

Dimensions

Height x width: 20 1/2 x 18 1/4 in. (52.1 x 46.4 cm)

Accession Number

96.460

Medium or Technique

Silk satin and gold-colored flat strip metal and gold-colored metallic wrapped on silk core thread brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles