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Piece of brocade

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White corded silk ground, on which are bunches of flowers, woven with white, violet, red, yellow, orange, and green silk and gold thread, cord, and narrow strips of metal.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French, 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 67.5 x 20.5 cm (26 9/16 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.394

Medium or Technique

Silk and silver/gold-colored flat strip metal and silk plied yarn twisted on silk core (Ondée) brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles