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Piece of brocade

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The design shows Chinese influence. Heavy white silk ground on which is a design of a summer house, figure of a man, tables, and large flowers, woven with yellow, green, blue, violet, pink, red, and black silk. Much worn.

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably French, 17th–early 18th century


Overall: 56 x 27.5 cm (22 1/16 x 10 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts