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Piece of brocade

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White silk ground on which is woven a design of conventional and naturalistic leaves and flowers, woven with yellow, pink, white, and green silk. The conventional leaves are woven with yellow silk in diaper pattern. The design is so incomplete it is impossible to tell the exact date and the...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French, 17th century(?)

Dimensions

Overall: 24 x 25 cm (9 7/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

93.932

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles