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Piece of brocade

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Silver ground; the design is divided into irregular forms by stems bearing leaves and flowers. The design is woven with white, blue, violet, green, and red silk. Much pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French, 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 68.5 x 46.5 cm (26 15/16 x 18 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.362

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles