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Piece of brocade

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Corded blue silk ground covered by a pattern woven with the same color; on this are flowers and leaves, woven with reddish violet, pink, red, white, and green silk, and silver thread and narrow strips of metal.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably French, 18th century


Overall: 44.5 x 10.5 cm (17 1/2 x 4 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts