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Piece of brocade

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White ground, with a diamond weave; on this are roses, ribbons and cherries (?), woven with red, pink, light and dark green and two shades of plum-colored silk. Pieced.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor of J. Pallotti

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales

French or Italian, 17th–18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 23 x 20.2 cm (9 1/16 x 7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

85.388

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles