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Piece of brocade

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The ground is of yellow silk. The design of long curving ribbons and leaves and bunches and sprays of flowers, is woven with white, blue, reddish violet, pink, dark red and green silk.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Samuel Abbott Green

Probably French or English, 18th century


Overall: 42.2 x 40.8 cm (16 5/8 x 16 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts