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Piece of brocade

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White ground of fancy weave; on this is part of a large design of flowers and leaves, woven with pink, reddish violet, and green silk, and gold thread and cord, and narrow strips of silver.

Credit Line

Bequest of James William Paige

Possibly French, 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 19.7 x 27.3 cm (7 3/4 x 10 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

95.1074

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles