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Piece of brocade

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White satin ground, on which is part of a design of rocks and trees and large poppy-like flowers, woven with pink, blue, green, white, yellow, red, and violet silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French, Late 17th–18th century


Overall (a): 19.7 x 45.7 cm (7 3/4 x 18 in.) Other (b): 19.7 x 15.2 cm (7 3/4 x 6 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts