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Piece of brocade

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Bright yellow satin ground woven with thin strips of silver gilt; vines and conventional flowers of white silk sparsely wound with thin strips of silver, and rows of sprays of roses and carnations woven with pink, brown, bright green, and black silk.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor of J. Pallotti

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales

French or Italian(?), 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 29.8 x 46.4 cm (11 3/4 x 18 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

85.314

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles