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Woven with blue and white silk and silver thread. Ground silver and white with a design of bands with scalloped edges, joined by rosettes, so as to make diamonds and irregular forms, in which are bunches of conventional flowers. These bands are detailed with diaper and flower patterns. This...

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Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales

French, Late 17th–early 18th century


Overall: 47.6 x 54 cm (18 3/4 x 21 1/4 in.)

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Textiles and Fashion Arts