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Piece of brocade

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Silver ground; the design of large waving leaves and bunches of flowers, is woven with silver and gold thread and strong violet, red, green, and yellow silk. Pieced.

Credit Line

Bequest of James William Paige

French or Italian,


74.1 x 26.3 cm (29 3/16 x 10 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk, silver metal thread and gilt metal thread brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts