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Piece of brocade

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White silk ground. The design of waving stem bearing flowers and leaves and separate flowers and a ribbon, is woven with white, pink, green, yellow and reddish violet silk.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Samuel Abbott Green

Probably English or French, 18th century


Height x width: 12 3/8 x 13 in. (31.5 x 33 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts