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Piece of brocade

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White satin ground, on which is a design of shell-like forms holding bunches of flowers, woven with gold thread and cord and pink, bright yellow, green, and blue silk. Pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French or Italian, 17th–18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 68.6 x 47 cm (27 x 18 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

93.851

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles