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Piece of brocade

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Faded salmon pink ground, on which is a design of various birds and flowers, woven with light blue, light green, brown, white and pink silk and chenille. Spangles have been sewed on in places. Pieced many times.

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Possibly Italian or Spanish, Late 17th–early 18th century


Overall: 102 x 50.5 cm (40 3/16 x 19 7/8 in.)

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Silk and chenille brocade with gold-colored spangles


Textiles and Fashion Arts