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Piece of brocade

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Bright yellow satin ground on which is a confused design of flowers and ribbons, woven with black, pink, green, and white silk. T 1856,1857 and 1858 are sewed together to complete the design.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably French, Late 17th century

Dimensions

Overall: 67.9 x 29.2 cm (26 3/4 x 11 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

93.916

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles