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Piece of brocade

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The ground is of corded white silk. The design of large flowers, seed vessels and landscapes is woven with strong green, yellow, red, blue, violet and pink. Made up of many small pieces.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably French or Italian, Late 17th?–18th century


75 x 55 cm (29 1/2 x 21 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk ribbed ground brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts