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Corded pink silk ground, faded to yellow; waving ribbons of the same color partially outlined by foliage of tarnished metal. Arranged diagonally and in rows are bunches of double and single flowers.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French, 18th century


Overall: 67.5 x 46.5 cm (26 9/16 x 18 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk and silver-colored metallic wrapped on silk core thread with silver-colored flat strip metal brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts