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The ground is woven with narrow strips of silver; the design of waving ribbons, vines, and bunches of flowers, is woven with white, bright green, violet, pink, yellow, blue, and gray silk, and narrow strips of silver and....

Credit Line

Bequest of James William Paige

Probably French or Italian, 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 28.6 x 29.8 cm (11 1/4 x 11 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

95.1071

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles