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Faded and soiled dull pink silk ground on this are waving ribbons of fancy weave and bunches of various flowers woven with green, white, blue, black, brown, pink, and light tan colored silk, silver and gold thread and narrow strips of metal.

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French, 18th century


Height x width (b): 10 5/8 x 4 1/8 in. (27 x 10.5 cm) Height x width (a): 19 11/16 x 13 9/16 in. (50 x 34.5 cm)

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Textiles and Fashion Arts