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Piece of brocade

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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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

96.401

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles