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Piece of brocade

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(Bright yellow silk ground with a large design of clovers, irises, tulips (?) and other flowers, and ribbons woven with pinks, lavender, plum-color, dark red, and light blue, green and black silk and silver.)

Provenance

Purchased by the donor of J. Pallotti

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales

French or Italian, 18th century

Dimensions

Overall (a): 25.4 x 23.5 cm (10 x 9 1/4 in.) Height x width (b): 9 1/2 x 8 1/4 in. (24.1 x 21 cm)

Accession Number

85.301a

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles