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Piece of brocade

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White silk ground, woven with narrow strips of silver. The design of irregular forms from which spring large flowers is woven with pink, red, bright green and blue silk and gold thread. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French, 18th century

Dimensions

Overall (a): 19.7 x 46.4 cm (7 3/4 x 18 1/4 in.) Other (b): 44.5 x 46.4 cm (17 1/2 x 18 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

93.844a-b

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles