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Piece of brocade

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White corded silk ground; the design of flowers etc. is only partially shown and is woven with white, pink, brown, red, green, and yellow silk, and gold and silver thread, and narrow strips of metal.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French, 18th century


Overall: 15 x 45.5 cm (5 7/8 x 17 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts