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Piece of brocade

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Blue damask ground. The design consists of bunches of conventional flowers and fruit, with long, curving stems, and is woven with light red, crimson and green silk, and gold and silver thread.

Credit Line

Bequest of James William Paige

French or Italian, Late 17th–early 18th century


74.3 x 18.5 cm (29 1/4 x 7 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk with gold and silver metal threads brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts