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Piece of brocade

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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.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French, 18th century

Dimensions

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)

Accession Number

96.389

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles