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Piece of brocade

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White silk ground covered by a design in white of small flowers, etc.; on this are large bunches of flowers, springing from vases and shell-like forms; woven with dark green, blue, pink , brown, and bright yellow silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French, 17th(?)–18th century


Overall: 67.5 x 41.5 cm (26 9/16 x 16 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts