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Corded white silk ground, on which are woven, with white silk, ribbons and garlands of flowers. The ribbons and partially outlined with gold stems bearing bunches of roses and other flowers, woven with blue, pink violet, white and green silk, and gold thread and narrow strips of silver and gilt.

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French, 18th century


Overall: 67 x 19 cm (26 3/8 x 7 1/2 in.)

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


Textiles and Fashion Arts