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Gold ground, the confused design of naturalistic flowers and conventional leaves and other forms is woven with pink white and green silk.

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian or French, 17th century


Overall (a): 55.2 x 11.5 cm (21 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.) Other (Object B): 26.7 x 26 cm (10 1/2 x 10 1/4 in.)

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Silk with gold and silver-colored metallic thread wrapped on silk core brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts