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Piece of brocade

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Corded pink silk ground covered with a powder of diamonds in two shades of pink; on this are twisting ribbons and flowers, woven with two shades of pink silk and silver thread, cord and narrow stips of metal. Three pieces joined together.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French, 18th century


Overall: 43.5 x 46 cm (17 1/8 x 18 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts